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ABVD Doxorubicin, bleomycin, vinblastine, dacarbazine
ADT Androgen deprivation therapy
AFP Alpha-fetoprotein
Akt Protein kinase B
ALK Anaplastic lymphoma kinase
BRAF Serine/threonine-protein kinase B-Raf
BSL British Sign Language
CAM Complementary and alternative medicine
CanCon Joint Action on Cancer Control
CBT Cognitive behavioural therapy
CCCN Comprehensive cancer care network
CEA Carcinoembryonic antigen
CK Cytokeratin
CQUIN Commissioning for quality and innovation
CRP C-reactive protein
CRPC Castrate-resistant prostate cancer
CTCAE Common terminology criteria for adverse events
DART Distress Assessment and Response Tool
dCRT Definitive chemoradiotherapy
EGFR Epidermal growth factor receptor
EPF European Patients' Forum
ER Oestrogen receptor
FDG Fluorodeoxyglucose
FIGO International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics
FISH Fluorescence in situ hybridization
FOLFOX Fluorouracil, folinic acid, oxaliplatin
GCSF Granulocyte-colony stimulating factor
hCG Human chorionic gonadotrophin
HER2 Human epidermal growth factor receptor 2
HNA Holistic needs assessment
HRQOL Health-related quality of life
IVADO Ifosfamide, vincristine, dactinomycin, doxorubicin
LDH Lactate dehydrogenase
LHRHa Luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone analogue
MAPK Mitogen-activated protein kinase
MDT Multidisciplinary team
MEK Mitogen-activated protein kinase kinase
NCSI National Cancer Survivorship Initiative
NSCLC Non-small-cell lung carcinoma
OxMdG Oxaliplatin, fluorouracil, folinic acid
pCR Pathological complete response
PD-L1 Programmed death-ligand 1
PPIE Patient and public involvement and engagement
PR Progesterone receptor
PROMs Patient-reported outcome measures
PS Performance status
PSA Prostate-specific antigen
QOL Quality of life
RANKL Receptor activator of nuclear factor kappa-B ligand
SACT Systemic anticancer therapy
SDI-21 21-item Social Difficulties Inventory
TKI Tyrosine kinase inhibitor
TPN Total parenteral nutrition
TTF-1 Thyroid transcription factor 1
TYA Teenage and young adult
VIDE Vincristine, ifosfamide, doxorubicin, etoposide

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