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FOLFIRI Regimen (Code C63593)

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Preferred Name: FOLFIRI Regimen

Definition: A chemotherapy regimen consisting of leucovorin calcium (calcium folinate), 5-fluorouracil, and irinotecan used in the treatment of advanced-stage and metastatic colorectal cancer.

NCI-GLOSS Definition: An abbreviation for a chemotherapy combination used to treat advanced colorectal cancer that has spread. It is also being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer. It includes the drugs leucovorin calcium (folinic acid), fluorouracil, and irinotecan hydrochloride.

Display Name: FOLFIRI Regimen

Label: FOLFIRI Regimen

NCI Thesaurus Code: C63593 (Search for linked caDSR metadata)  (search value sets)

NCI Metathesaurus Link: C1880658  (see NCI Metathesaurus info)

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
FOLFIRI regimen
Folinic Acid-Fluorouracil-Irinotecan Regimen

External Source Codes: 
PDQ Closed Trial Search ID 41990
PDQ Open Trial Search ID 41990 (check for NCI PDQ open clinical trial info)
UMLS CUI C1880658

Other Properties:
     Name Value (qualifiers indented underneath)
code C63593
Contributing_Source CTRP
DesignNote Source: NCCN Guidelines 2007
Legacy_Concept_Name FOLFIRI_Regimen
Semantic_Type Therapeutic or Preventive Procedure

Additional Concept Data: 
Defined Fully by Roles: No  


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