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BEP Regimen (Code C63488)

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Preferred Name: BEP Regimen

Definition: A chemotherapy regimen consisting of bleomycin, etoposide and cisplatin used for the treatment of ovarian and testicular germ cell tumors (GCTs).

NCI-GLOSS Definition: An abbreviation for a chemotherapy combination used to treat ovarian and testicular germ cell tumors. It includes the drugs bleomycin sulfate, etoposide phosphate, and cisplatin (Platinol).

Label: BEP Regimen

NCI Thesaurus Code: C63488 (Search for linked caDSR metadata)  (search value sets)

NCI Metathesaurus Link: C1879770  (see NCI Metathesaurus info)

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Adult BEP
Adult BEP Regimen
BEP regimen
BEP Regimen
Bleomycin-Etoposide-Cisplatin Regimen
Bleomycin-Etoposide-Platinol Regimen

External Source Codes: 
PDQ Closed Trial Search ID 656990
PDQ Open Trial Search ID 656990 (check for NCI PDQ open clinical trial info)
UMLS CUI C1879770

Other Properties:
     Name Value (qualifiers indented underneath)
code C63488
DesignNote In the adult BEP regimen, patients receive bleomycin weekly, while in the pediatric PEB regimen, patients only receive bleomycin once per cycle.
Legacy_Concept_Name BEP_Regimen
Semantic_Type Therapeutic or Preventive Procedure

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Defined Fully by Roles: No  


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