Cancer dictionary of words, acronyms, abbreviations, & medical terms.
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FAB
french, american, british
FAB-M6
acute erythroblastic leukemia
FAC
cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin, and fluorouracil
fallopian tube
(fa-LO-pee-in) Part of the female reproductive tract. There are two long slender fallopian tubes through which eggs pass from the ovaries to the uterus
false-negative test result
A test result that indicates that a person does not have a specific disease or condition when the person actually does have the disease or condition
false-positive test result
A test result that indicates that a person has a specific disease or condition when the person actually does not have the disease or condition
FAM
doxorubicin, fluorouracil, and mitomycin
familial
Tending to occur in more members of a family than expected by chance alone
familial adenomatous polyposis
(ad-in-O-mut-us pah-li-PO-sis) FAP. An inherited condition in which numerous polyps (growths that protrude from mucous membranes) form on the inside walls of the colon and rectum. It More…
familial atypical multiple mole melanoma syndrome
FAMMM syndrome. An inherited condition marked by the following: (1) one or more first- or second-degree relatives (parent, sibling, child, grandparent, grandchild, aunt, or uncle) with More…
familial cancer
Cancer that occurs in families more often than would be expected by chance. These cancers often occur at an early age, and may indicate the presence of a gene mutation that increases the More…
familial dysplastic nevi
(fa-MI-lee-yul dis-PLAS-tik NEE-vye) A condition that runs in certain families in which at least two members have dysplastic nevi (atypical moles) and have a tendency to develop melanoma More…
familial polyposis
(pah-li-PO-sis) An inherited condition in which numerous polyps (growths that protrude from mucous membranes) form on the inside walls of the colon and rectum. It increases the risk of More…
family history
A record of a person's current and past illnesses, and those of his or her parents, brothers, sisters, children, and other family members. A family history shows the pattern of certain More…
FAMMM
familial atypical multiple mole melanoma
FAMMM syndrome
Familial atypical multiple mole melanoma syndrome. An inherited condition marked by the following: (1) one or more first- or second-degree relatives (parent, sibling, child, grandparent, More…
FAMTX
doxorubicin, fluorouracil, leucovorin, and methotrexate
Fanconi's anemia
A rare and often fatal inherited disease in which the bone marrow fails to produce red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets, or a combination of these cells. The disease may transform More…
Fanconi's syndrome
A rare and often fatal inherited disease in which the bone marrow fails to produce red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets, or a combination of these cells. The disease may transform More…
FAP
Familial adenomatous polyposis. An inherited condition in which numerous polyps (growths that protrude from mucous membranes) form on the inside walls of the colon and rectum. It increases More…
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