Abbreviations

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Abbreviations

3-DCRT 3-D Conformal Radiotherapy
ALK Anaplastic lymphoma kinase
ASPS Alveolar soft-part sarcoma
AYA Adolescent and young adult
BMI Body mass index
COL1A1 Collagen, type I, alpha 1
CSS Cause specific survival
CT scan Computed tomography
CXR Conventional chest X-ray
DFSP Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans
DSS Disease specific survival
DVT Deep vein thrombosis
EBRT External beam radiotherapy
ERB2 Human Epidermal growth factor Receptor 2
ESTS Extremity soft tissue sarcoma
FDG 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose
FDG PET Fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography
FNA Fine needle aspiration
FNCLCC French Federation of Cancer Centers Sarcoma Group
GIST Gastrointestinal stromal tumour
GP General practitioner
H&E stain Hematoxylin and eosin stain
HR Hazard ratio
ILI Isolated limb infusion
ILP Isolated limb perfusion
IMRT Intensity modulated radiation therapy
IVC Inferior vena cava
IORT Intra operative electron beam therapy
ISoLS International Society of Limb Salvage
KIT Kinase inhibitor therapy
MDR1 Multidrug resistance gene
MDT Multidisciplinary team
MRI Magnetic resonance imaging
MRV Magnetic resonance venography
MSKCC Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
MSTS Massive soft tissue sarcoma or Musculoskeletal Tumour Society Rating Scale
mTOR Mammalian target of rapamycin
NCB Needle core biopsy
NCI National Cancer Institute (United States)
OS Overall survival
PDGF Platelet-derived growth factor
PDGFB Platelet-derived growth factor subunit
PEComa Perivascular epithelioid cell tumour
PET-CT Positron emission tomography computed tomography
PET scan Positron emission tomography
Pgp P-glycoprotein
PNET Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumour
RCT Randomised controlled trial
RECIST Response Evaluation Criteria In Solid Tumors
RNL Reintegration to Normal Living Index
RT Radiotherapy
STS Soft tissue sarcoma
SUV Standard uptake value
TESS Toronto Extremity Salvage Score
TSC1/TSC2 Tuberous sclerosis complex
WHO World Health Organisation
WBBS Whole body bone scan