Abbreviatons Introduced in This Chapter

AML Acute myeloid leukemia ANC Absolute neutrophil count

ASCO

American Society of Clinical Oncology

AT G

Anlithymocyte globulin

BMT

Bone marrow transplantation

BU-CY

B ll sul fa n- ey cloph osph a m id e

CINV

Chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting

CML

Chronic myelogenous Leukemia

CMV

Cytomegalovirus

CY-TBI

Cy cloph osph amide -T BI

gvhd

Graft-vets us-host disease

HGF

Hematopoietic growth factors

HLA

Human leukocyte antigen

HSCT

Hematopoietic stem cell transplant

IA

Invasive aspergillosis

11.-2

Inlerleukifi-2

MHC

Minor histocompatibility

MM

Multiple-myeloma

NHL

Non-Hodgkin s lymphoma

NK

Natural killer

PBPC

Peripheral Mood progenitor cells

PCP

Pneumocystis pneumonia

SOS

Sinusoidal obstruction svndrome

J

SrCr

Serum creatinine

TBI

Total-bodv irradiation j

vzv

Varicella-zoster virus

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