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What does HDCT stand for?

HDCT stands for High-Dose Chemotherapy (cancer treatment)

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According to Nice, most people with multiple myeloma are not able to withstand intensive treatment, such as high-dose chemotherapy with a stem cell transplant.
For example, in the evaluation of various applications of high-dose chemotherapy and bone marrow transplantation, the patient's willingness to assume a high level of risk with uncertain but potential benefits has clashed with managed care companies' greater emphasis on knowledge of potential benefits.
29 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Medical Advisory Panel (MAP) of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association's (BCBSA) Technology Evaluation Center (TEC) issued a revised assessment of high-dose chemotherapy with autologous bone marrow transplant (ABMT) for the treatment of metastatic breast (stage IV) cancer.
Within the past year, numerous states have introduced bills that would mandate insurance coverage for investigational cancer therapies - in particular high-dose chemotherapy and bone marrow transplant for breast cancer.