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FEC Regimen (Code C63420)

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Concept Status: Retired Concept  (See:  FEC Regimen )

Preferred Name: FEC Regimen

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

Label: FEC Regimen

NCI Thesaurus Code: C63420 (Search for linked caDSR metadata)  (search value sets)

NCI Metathesaurus Link: C0248241  (see NCI Metathesaurus info)

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
CEF Regimen
FEC Regimen
Fluorouracil-Epirubicin-Cytoxan Regimen

External Source Codes: 
PDQ Closed Trial Search ID 657171
PDQ Open Trial Search ID 657171 (check for NCI PDQ open clinical trial info)
UMLS CUI C0248241

Other Properties:
     Name Value (qualifiers indented underneath)
code C63420
Concept_Status Retired_Concept
deprecated true
DesignNote Source: NCCN Guidelines 2007
DesignNote Thu Sep 30 10:29:44 EDT 2010 - See 'Cyclophosphamide_Epirubicin_Fluorouracil'
Legacy_Concept_Name FEC_Regimen
OLD_PARENT Chemotherapy_Regimen_Used_to_Treat_Breast_Carcinoma
OLD_ROLE Chemotherapy_Regimen_Has_Component some 'Epirubicin Hydrochloride'
OLD_ROLE Chemotherapy_Regimen_Has_Component some Cyclophosphamide
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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