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CAF Regimen (Code C63417)

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Concept Status: Retired Concept  (See:  CAF Regimen )

Preferred Name: CAF Regimen

Definition: A chemotherapy regimen consisting of cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin hdrochloride (Adriamycin), and fluorouracil, which may be used in the adjuvant setting for the treatment of nonmetastatic breast cancer or alone for the treatment of metastatic breast cancer.

Label: CAF Regimen

NCI Thesaurus Code: C63417 (Search for linked caDSR metadata)  (search value sets)

NCI Metathesaurus Link: C1879910  (see NCI Metathesaurus info)

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
CAF Regimen
Cyclophosphamide-Adriamycin-Fluorouracil Regimen

External Source Codes: 
PDQ Closed Trial Search ID 40973
PDQ Open Trial Search ID 40973 (check for NCI PDQ open clinical trial info)
UMLS CUI C1879910

Other Properties:
     Name Value (qualifiers indented underneath)
code C63417
Concept_Status Retired_Concept
deprecated true
DesignNote Fri Sep 24 17:08:48 EDT 2010 - See 'Cyclophosphamide_Doxorubicin_Fluorouracil'
DesignNote Source: NCCN Guidelines 2007 and PDQ
Legacy_Concept_Name CAF_Regimen
OLD_PARENT Chemotherapy_Regimen_Used_to_Treat_Breast_Carcinoma
OLD_ROLE Chemotherapy_Regimen_Has_Component some Cyclophosphamide
OLD_ROLE Chemotherapy_Regimen_Has_Component some Doxorubicin
OLD_ROLE Chemotherapy_Regimen_Has_Component some Fluorouracil
OLD_ROLE Regimen_Has_Accepted_Use_For_Disease some 'Invasive Breast Carcinoma'
Semantic_Type Therapeutic or Preventive Procedure

Additional Concept Data: 
Defined Fully by Roles: No  


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