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APPENDIX C:

ABBREVIATIONS AND ACRONYMS USED

 

AACCRAmerican Association of Central Cancer Registries
ACoSAmerican College of Surgeons
ACSAmerican Cancer Society
AJCCAmerican Joint Committee on Cancer
BNABlock Numbering Area
CCCRCanadian Council of Cancer Registries
CDCCenters for Disease Control and Prevention
CINCervical intraepithelial neoplasia
CISCarcinoma in situ
CLIAClinical Laboratory Improvement Act
CoCCommission on Cancer (of ACoS)
CPTCurrent Procedural Terminology (codes)
CRCCyclic redundancy code
CSCollaborative Staging
CTRCertified Tumor Registrar
DAMData Acquisition Manual (of ACoS)
DCODeath Certificate Only
EODExtent of Disease
FIPSFederal Information Processing Standards
FORDSFacility Oncology Registry Data Standards (manual of ACoS)
FTROFundamental Tumor Registry Operations Program (of ACoS)
GenEDITSGeneric EDITS Drive Program
GISGeographic Information System
HCFAHealth Care Finance Administration
HIMHealth Information Management
IACRInternational Association of Cancer Registrars
IARCInternational Agency for Research on Cancer
ICDInternational Classification of Diseases
ICD-O International Classification of Diseases for Oncology
ICD-O-1International Classification of Diseases for Oncology, First Edition
ICD-O-2International Classification of Diseases for Oncology, Second Edition
ICD-O-3International Classification of Diseases for Oncology, Third Edition
N.d.No date (bibliographic term: no ascertainable place of publication)
NAACCRNorth American Association of Central Cancer Registries
NAPIIANAACCR Asian/Pacific Islander Identification Algorithm
NCCCSNational Coordinating Council for Cancer Surveillance
NCDBNational Cancer Data Base
NCINational Cancer Institute
NCRANational Cancer Registrars Association
NHIANAACCR Hispanic Identification Algorithm
NPCRNational Program of Cancer Registries
NPINational Provider Identifier
PINProstatic intraepithelial neoplasia
ROADSRegistry Operations and Data Standards (manual of ACoS)
RXTreatment
SEERSurveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Program of NCI
SILSquamous intraepithelial lesion
SSSummary Stage
SSFSite Specific Factor
TNMTumor, Nodes and Metastasis: staging system of AJCC and UICC
UDSWGUniform Data Standards Work Group of NAACCR
UICCUnion Internationale Contre le Cancer (in English, International Union Against Cancer)
USPSUnited States Postal Service
WHOWorld Health Organization