NHL mailing list Abbreviations

Listed below is a list of frequently used, and commonly understood, acronyms to
use in Internet conversations.

AFAIK - As Far As I Know
AFK - Away From Keyboard
AKA - Also Known As
ASAP - As Soon As Possible
BTW - By The Way
BRB - Be Right Back
FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions
FYI - For Your Information
FWIW - For or What It's Worth
FUBAR - Fed Up Beyond All Recognition
IMHO - In My Humble Opinion
IMO - In My Opinion
ISP - internet service provider
IYKWIM - If You Know What I Mean
LOL - Laughing Out Loud
NTA - Non-Technical Acronym
OK - abbreviation of oll korrect (all correct)
OTOH - On The Other Hand
PMJI - Pardon My Jumping In
PS -  Post Script
TIA - Thanks In Advance
TPTB -  The Powers That Be
TTFN - Ta Ta For Now
RE - Hi Again (same as re's)
ROTFL - Rolling On The Floor Laughing
RTFM - Read The Manual
SO - Significant Other
SOHF - Sense Of Humor Failure
SPAM - Stupid Persons' AdvertiseMent
WB - Welcome Back
WRT - With Respect To
WYSIWYG - What You See Is What You Get
YMMV - Your Mileage May Vary
YWIA - You're welcome in advance

NHL or nhl- you know that one!!
bmb - bone marrow biopsy
bmt - bone marrow transplant
chemo - chemotherapy
dx- diagnosis
hd - heavy duty or Hodgkin's desease
onc - oncologist
tx - perscription medication or treatments

2-CdA - 2 -Chlorodeoxyadenosine
ABVD - doxorubicin, bleomycin, vinblastin, dacarbazine.
CEOP - Cyclophosphamide, Epirubicin, Vincristine, Prednisolone.
CHOP - cyclosphosphamide, doxorubicin, vincristine, prednisone.
CMF - cyclosphosphamide, methotrexate, fluorouracil.
COPP - cyclosphosphamide, vincristine, procarbazine, prednisone.
CVP - cyclosphosphamide, vincristine, prednisone.
DHAP - Cisplatin, Cytarabine, Dexamethasone
DVP - Daunorubicin, Vincristine, corticosteroid Prednisolone.
ICE - Idarubicin, Cytarabine, Etoposide.
MOPP - Mustine, Vincristine, Procarbazine, corticosteroid Prednisolone.

b.s.....some of the language used to deter us from research
oh, really?....short for "on the internet again, are we?"
h.t.s. ... hard to say, ie "you don't want to go there"!!!!
* - asshole, arsehole

Other Helpful Links:
Acronyms commonly used on Hem-Onc List
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