Glossary of Terms
You may come across many unfamiliar words and terms while you are being treated at Auckland Radiation Oncology. Sometimes, we abbreviate several words by using the first letter of each word. Please find below some of the common abbreviations used.
|4D CT||Four-Dimensional Computed Tomography|
|ABC||Aspiration Breathe Hold|
|CT||Computed Tomography scan|
|IGRT||Image Guided Radiation Treatment|
|IMRT||Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy|
|MRI||Magnetic Resonance Imaging|
|PET||Positron Emission Topography|
|PSMA||Prostate Specific Membrane Antigen|
|SABR||Stereotactic Ablative Radiotherapy|
|SBRT||Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy|
|SRT||Stereotactic Radiation Therapy|
|VMAT||Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy|
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