CMF regimen

CMF regimen

Oncology An adjuvant combination–cyclophosphamide, MTX, fluorouracil–regimen administered after modified radical mastectomy in lymph node-positive breast CA. See Breast cancer.
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The CMF regimen involves cyclophosphamide 100 mg/[m.
Darby and his colleagues compared 30 women who had already undergone either lumpectomy or mastectomy and were scheduled to undergo either the chemotherapy regimen known as AC (n = 15) or CEF or CMF regimens (n = 15) with 30 agematched controls.
With roughly 75,000 women eligible for adjuvant therapy each year, a treatment regimen based on ELLENCE holds the potential for saving thousands of women with early breast cancer when used as an alternative to a CMF regimen.
Darby and his colleagues looked at a total of 30 women who had already undergone either lumpectomy or mastectomy and were scheduled to undergo either the chemotherapy regimen known as AC (n = 15) or CEF or CMF regimens (n = 15).
The second wave of trials compared anthracycline-based regimens with CMF regimens.