Acronyms

ABVD adriamycin, bleomycin, vinblastin, and dacarbazine
ACA Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
ALL acute lymphoblastic leukemia
ASCO American Society of Clinical Oncology
AYA adolescent and young adult
AYA HOPE

Adolescent and Young Adult Health Outcomes and Patient Experience

 
BRAF

human homolog B of v-raf (rapidly accelerated fibrosarcoma viral oncogene)

BRFSS Behavioral Risk Factors and Surveillance System
 
CCSS Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CHLA Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
COG Children’s Oncology Group
CT computed tomography
 
DCIS ductal carcinoma in situ
 
HHS U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
HL Hodgkin’s lymphoma


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Acronyms ABVD adriamycin, bleomycin, vinblastin, and dacarbazine ACA Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act ALL acute lymphoblastic leukemia ASCO American Society of Clinical Oncology AYA adolescent and young adult AYA HOPE Adolescent and Young Adult Health Outcomes and Patient Experience BRAF human homolog B of v-raf (rapidly accelerated fibrosarcoma viral oncogene) BRFSS Behavioral Risk Factors and Surveillance System CCSS Childhood Cancer Survivor Study CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CHLA Children’s Hospital Los Angeles COG Children’s Oncology Group CT computed tomography DCIS ductal carcinoma in situ HHS U.S. Department of Health and Human Services HL Hodgkin’s lymphoma 71

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