Handbook of Human Tissue Sources

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1 ABBREVIATIONS ACTG ADA AFDIL AFIP AIDS ALL AMB AM-CTC AML ARC ARNC ART ASCO BBDR BTR CALGB CAP CBCTR CCCBB CCG CCOP CDC cdna AIDS Clinical Trials Group American Diabetes Association Armed Forces DNA Identification Laboratory Armed Forces Institute of Pathology Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Acute lymphoblastic leukemia AIDS Malignancy Bank AIDS-Malignancy Clinical Trials Consortium Acute myelogenous leukemia Alzheimer s Research Center Army-Navy Serum Repository Assisted reproductive technology American Society of Clinical Oncology Benign Breast Disease Registry Breast Tissue Repository Cancer and Leukemia Group B College of American Pathologists Cooperative Breast Cancer Tissue Resource Chicago Community Cord Blood Bank Children s Cancer Group Community Clinical Oncology Program Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Complementary DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) xxiii

2 xxiv Handbook of Human Tissue Sources CFRBCS CGOP CHR CHTN CJD CLIA CLSS CME CMV CNS CNSC CODIS CPP CRISP CTI DIEP DISC DNA DoD EBV ECOG EPA EST FASEB FBI FDA GIVF GME GOG GVHD Cooperative Family Registry for Breast Cancer Studies Cooperative Group Outreach Program Center for Health Research Cooperative Human Tissue Network Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments Central Laboratory Services Section Continuing Medical Education Cytomegalovirus Central nervous system Central Nervous System Consortium Combined DNA Index System Collaborative Perinatal Project Computer Retrieval of Information on Scientific Projects Critical Technologies Institute Diabetes in Early Pregnancy Study Diet Intervention Study in Children Deoxyribonucleic acid Department of Defense Epstein-Barr virus Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group Environmental Protection Agency Expressed Sequence Tag Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Federal Bureau of Investigation Food and Drug Administration Genetics and IVF Institute Graduate medical education Gynecologic Oncology Group Graft versus host disease

3 Abbreviations xxv H&E HBDI HD HHANES HIV HIVNET HNPCC IRB IRS MACS MBC MGH MRFIT MSSM MTS NBAC NBSB NCHS NCI NEOB NHANES NHATS NHES NHL NHLBI NHMP NIA NIAID NICHD Hematoxylin and Eosin Human Biological Data Interchange Hodgkin s disease Hispanic Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys Human Immunodeficiency Virus HIV Network for Prevention Trials Hereditary Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer Institutional Review Board Intergroup Rhabdomyosarcoma Study Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study Maryland Brain Center Massachusetts General Hospital Multiple Risk Factor Intervention Trial Mount Sinai School of Medicine Mid-America Transplant Services National Bioethics Advisory Commission National Biomonitoring Specimen Bank National Center for Health Statistics National Cancer Institute New England Organ Bank National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys National Human Adipose Tissue Survey National Health Examination Surveys Non-Hodgkin s lymphoma National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute National Human Monitoring Program National Institute on Aging National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

4 xxvi Handbook of Human Tissue Sources NIDDK NIGMS NIH NIMH NINDS NIST NNRSB NPF NPTB NSABP NWTSG NYBC OCT OSU PCBs PCI PCNA PCO PCOS POG PPH PPT PSA R&D RMMSC RTOG SCOR SEER SHSF National Institutes of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases National Institute of General Medical Sciences National Institutes of Health National Institute of Mental Health National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Stroke National Institute of Standards and Technology National Neurological Research Specimen Bank National Psoriasis Foundation National Psoriasis Tissue Bank National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project National Wilms Tumor Study Group New York Blood Center Optimum cutting temperature Ohio State University Polychlorinated biphenyls Pittsburgh Cancer Center Proliferating cell nuclear antigen Pathology Coordinating Office Polycystic ovary syndrome Pediatrics Oncology Group Primary pulmonary hypertension Polyp prevention trial Prostate-specific antigen Research and development Rocky Mountain Multiple Sclerosis Center Radiation Therapy Oncology Group Specialized Centers of Research Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Program Split hand/split foot

5 Abbreviations xxvii SPORE SWOG TPSR TRP UAREP UCCC UCSF UMCC UNOS UPMC VA VAMC WHI WIHS WITS Specialized Program of Research Excellence Southwest Oncology Group Tissue Procurement Shared Resource Translational Research Program Universities Associated for Research and Education in Pathology University of Colorado Cancer Center The University of California at San Francisco University of Michigan Cancer Center United Network for Organ Sharing University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Department of Veterans Affairs Veterans Affairs Medical Center Women s Health Initiative Women s Interagency HIV Study Women and Infants Transmission Study