DNA

deoxyribonucleic acid

 
ECOG

Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group

EHR

electronic health record

ELISA

enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay

eMAR

electronic medication administration record

ER

estrogen receptor

 
FBI

Federal Bureau of Investigation

FDA

Food and Drug Administration

 
GCP

Good Clinical Practice

GEO

Gene Expression Omnibus

GPS

global positioning system

 
HbA1c

hemoglobin A1c

HER2

human epidermal growth factor receptor 2

HHS

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

HIPAA

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

HITECH

Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act

 
i2b2

Informatics for Integrating Biology and the Bedside

IOM

Institute of Medicine

iPS cells

induced pluripotent stem cells

IRB

institutional review board

IT

information technology

 
NCBI

National Center for Biotechnology Information

NCCN

National Comprehensive Cancer Network

NCCTG

North Central Cancer Treatment Group

NCI

National Cancer Institute

NHD

Optum Natural History of Disease

NIH

National Institutes of Health

NIMH

National Institute of Mental Health

NSABP

National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project

NSF

National Science Foundation

 
OCRe

Ontology of Clinical Research



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