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AC Regimen (Code C63415)

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Preferred Name: AC Regimen

Definition: A regimen consisting of cyclophosphamide and doxorubicin used in the adjuvant setting for the treatment of breast cancer; also used for the treatment of recurrent and metastatic breast cancer.

NCI-GLOSS Definition: An abbreviation for a chemotherapy combination used with other types of therapy to treat breast cancer, including breast cancer that has spread or come back. It includes the drugs doxorubicin hydrochloride (Adriamycin) and cyclophosphamide.

Display Name: AC Regimen

Label: AC Regimen

NCI Thesaurus Code: C63415 (Search for linked caDSR metadata)  (search value sets)

NCI Metathesaurus Link: C1879503  (see NCI Metathesaurus info)

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
AC Regimen
AC regimen
Adriamycin-Cytoxan Regimen
CA Regimen

External Source Codes: 
PDQ Closed Trial Search ID 656900
PDQ Open Trial Search ID 656900 (check for NCI PDQ open clinical trial info)
UMLS CUI C1879503

Other Properties:
     Name Value (qualifiers indented underneath)
code C63415
Contributing_Source CTRP
DesignNote Source: NCCN Guidelines 2007 and PDQ
Legacy_Concept_Name AC_Regimen
Semantic_Type Therapeutic or Preventive Procedure

Additional Concept Data: 
Defined Fully by Roles: No  


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