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CAPOX Regimen (Code C63596)

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Preferred Name: CAPOX Regimen

Definition: A regimen consisting of capecitabine and oxaliplatin used as a treatment for advanced stage colorectal cancer. This regimen differs from a similar regimen, XELOX, with regards to the dosing schedule for oxaliplatin.

Label: CAPOX Regimen

NCI Thesaurus Code: C63596 (Search for linked caDSR metadata)  (search value sets)

NCI Metathesaurus Link: C1879915  (see NCI Metathesaurus info)

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Capecitabine-Oxaliplatin Regimen
CAPEOX Regimen
CAPOX Regimen

External Source Codes: 
UMLS CUI C1879915

Other Properties:
     Name Value (qualifiers indented underneath)
Accepted_Therapeutic_Use_For adjuvant treatment gastric cancer
code C63596
DesignNote Source: NCCN Guidelines 2007
Legacy_Concept_Name CAPOX_Regimen
Semantic_Type Therapeutic or Preventive Procedure

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Defined Fully by Roles: No  


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