Chemotherapy Regimen

The chemotherapy regimen is often identified as the drugs used in combination in a chemotherapy schedule. The term “induction regimen” is applied to a chemotherapy regimen used to treat the disease initially.

As mentioned earlier, chemotherapy regimen incluceds chemotherapy drugs that are administered in various combinations. Chemotherapy RegimenThis article includes all information on how the regimen is administered and also about the possible effects of the regimen. A chemotherapy drug is given in combination with other drugs or on its own. More than one chemotherapy drug can be given or more in number. The list of regimens is available on the internet. This has been served here for your understanding.

Different Types of Cancer and Chemotherapy Regimens

The chemotherapy regimen for Hodgkin’s lymphoma is called ABVD and it is a combination of bleomycin Adriamycin (doxorubicin), and dacarbazine vinblastine.

The chemotherapy regimen for Breast cancer is called AC and it is a combination of cyclophosphamide Adriamycin (doxorubicin).

The chemotherapy regimen for Hodgkin’s lymphoma is called BEACOPP chemotherapy  and it is a combination of Bleomycin, Adriamycin (doxorubicin), etoposide, cyclophosphamide, procarbazine, Oncovin (vincristine), prednisone.

The chemotherapy regimen for germ cell tumors, Testicular cancer, is called BEP and it is a combination of etoposide, Bleomycin, platinum agent (cisplatin).

The chemotherapy regimen for Breast cancer is called CAF and it is a combination of Adriamycin (doxorubicin), Cyclophosphamideand fluorouracil.

The chemotherapy regimen for Lung cancer is called CAV and it is a combination of Adriamycin (doxorubicin), Cyclophosphamide, vincristine.

The chemotherapy regimen for Lymphoma is called CBV and it is a combination of BCNU (carmustine), Cyclophosphamide, VP-16 (etoposide)

The chemotherapy regimen for Hodgkin’s lymphoma is called ChlVPP/EVA and it is a combination of Chlorambucil, Adriamycin (doxorubicin), procarbazine, vincristine (Oncovin), prednisone, vinblastine, etoposide.

The chemotherapy regimen for Non-Hodgkin lymphoma is called CHOP and it is a combination of hydroxydoxorubicin Cyclophosphamide, prednisone vincristine.

The chemotherapy regimen for Non-Hodgkin lymphoma in patients with history of cardiovascular disease is called COP or CVP and it is a combination of Cyclophosphamide, Oncovin (vincristine), and prednisone.

The chemotherapy regimen for Breast Cancer in patients with history of cardiovascular disease is called CMF and it is a combination of methotrexate, Cyclophosphamide, fluorouracil (5-FU).

The chemotherapy regimen for Gastric Cancer and Oesophageal Cancer in patients with history of cardiovascular disease is called ECF and it is a combination of Epirubicin, fluorouracil (5-FU), cisplatin.

The chemotherapy regimen for Colorectal cancer in patients with history of cardiovascular disease is called FOLFOX and it is a combination of leucovorin (folinic acid), Fluorouracil (5-FU), oxaliplatin.

The chemotherapy regimen for Brain Tumors in patients with history of cardiovascular disease is called PCV and it is a combination of leucovorin (folinic acid), oxaliplatin Fluorouracil (5-FU).

The chemotherapy regimen for B cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma in patients with history of cardiovascular disease is called R-FCM and it is a combination of cyclophosphamide, Rituximab, mitoxantrone, fludarabine.

The chemotherapy regimen for Multiple myeloma in patients with history of cardiovascular disease is called Thal/Dex and it is a combination of dexamethasone Thalidomide.

The chemotherapy regimen for Multiple myeloma in patients with history of cardiovascular disease is called VAD and it is a combination of Adriamycin (doxorubicin), Vincristine, dexamethasone.

The chemotherapy regimen for Hodgkin’s lymphoma in patients with history of cardiovascular disease is called VAPEC-B and it is a combination of Vincristine, prednisone, Adriamycin (doxorubicin), etoposide, cyclophosphamide, bleomycin.