ACRONYMS: For patients treated for metastatic choroidal melanoma

  • BCNU – Carmustine
  • DTIC – Dacarbazine
  • ELND – Elective Lymph Node Dissection
  • FNAB – Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy
  • IE or CE – Immunoembolization/Chemoembolization
  • IFN or INF – Interferon alfa-2b
  • IHP – Isolated Hepatic Perfusion
  • IL-2 – Interleukin-2
  • ILP – Isolated Limb Perfusion
  • IND – Investigational New Drug
  • Intron-A – Interferon alfa-2b
  • MRI – Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • NED – No Evidence of Disease
  • PET – Positron Emission Tomography
  • CT – Computed Tomography
  • RFA – Radiofrequency Ablation
  • SNB or SLNB – Sentinel Node Biopsy/Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
  • SLN – Sentinel Lymph Node
  • TNF – Tumor Necrosis Factor
  • US – Ultrasound
  • WLE – Wide Local Excison

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