Abbreviations and Acronyms

Publication Details

ACCE

analytic validity, clinical validity, clinical utility, and associated ethical, legal, and social implications model

AHRQ

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

ASCO

American Society of Clinical Oncology

CAP

College of American Pathologists

CDC

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDRH

Center for Devices and Radiological Health (FDA)

CLIA

Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments

EGAPP

Evaluation of Genomic Applications in Practice and Prevention

EGFR

epidermal growth factor receptor

eMERGE

Electronic Medical Records and Genomics

ER

estrogen receptor

FDA

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

GAPPNet

Genomic Applications in Practice and Prevention Network

GWAS

genome-wide association study

HMO

health maintenance organization

IHC

immunohistochemistry

LOE

level of evidence

MAQC

microarray quality control

MAS

Medical Advisory Secretariat

MSI

microsatellite instability

NCI

National Cancer Institute (NIH)

NHGRI

National Human Genome Research Institute

NIDDK

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIH)

NIH

National Institutes of Health

OHTAC

Ontario Health Technology Advisory Committee

PET

positron emission tomography

PSA

prostate-specific antigen

RCT

randomized controlled trial

SSRI

selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor

TEC

Technology Evaluation Center (Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association)