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The following are abbreviations commonly used in CIBMTR newsletter articles.
​Abbreviation Meaning
​ALL ​acute lymphoblastic leukemia or acute lymphocytic leukemia
​AML​ ​acute myelogenous leukemia or acute myeloid leukemia
American Society of Hematology​

​American Society for Transplantation and Cellular Therapy (formerly ASBMT - American Society of Blood and Marrow Transplantation)
​body mass index
​BMT ​blood or bone marrow transplantation
​BMT CTN ​Blood and Marrow Transplant Clinical Trials Network
​CAR​chimeric antigen receptor
​CIBMTR ​Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research
​Cellular Immunotherapy Data Resource
​CLL ​chronic lymphocytic leukemia
​CME​Continuing Medical Education
CML​ ​chronic myelogenous leukemia or chronic myeloid leukemia
​CMS​Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
​CMV ​cytomegalovirus
CPI ​Continuous Process Improvement
CRC ​Clinical Research Coordinator
CRF ​Comprehensive Report Form
​CV​curriculum vitae
​DHHS ​Department of Health and Human Services
​DNA ​deoxyribonucleic acid
​EBMT ​European Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation
​Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy
FDA ​Food and Drug Administration
​granulocyte colony-stimulating factor
GI ​gastrointestinal
​GVHD ​graft-versus-host disease
​HCT ​hematopoietic cell transplant
​HIV ​human immunodeficiency virus
​HLA ​human leukocyte antigen
​HRSA ​Health Resources and Services Administration
​IBMTR ​International Bone Marrow Transplant Registry
​Immuno-Oncology Transplantation Network
​Information Technology
​MDS ​myelodysplastic syndrome
NCCN ​National Comprehensive Cancer Network
​NCI ​National Cancer Institute
​NHL ​non-Hodgkin lymphoma
​NHLBI ​National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
​NIAID ​National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease
NIH ​National Institutes of Health
​NMDP ​National Marrow Donor Program
​PBSC ​peripheral blood stem cell
PCORI ​Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
PI ​principal investigator
​RCI BMT ​Resource for Clinical Investigations in Blood and Marrow Transplantation
​RIC ​reduced-intensity conditioning
​SCTOD ​Stem Cell Therapeutic Outcomes Database
​TCTtransplantation and cellular therapy 
TED ​Transplant Essential Data
UCBT ​umbilical cord blood transplantation
URD ​unrelated donor
WC ​Working Committee

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