NCI Drug Dictionary
The NCI Drug Dictionary contains technical definitions and synonyms for drugs/agents used to treat patients with cancer or conditions related to cancer. Each drug entry includes links to check for clinical trials listed in NCI's List of Cancer Clinical Trials.
- EPOCH regimen
A chemotherapy regimen consisting of etoposide, prednisone, vincristine (Oncovin), cyclophosphamide and doxorubicin hydrochloride (hydroxydaunorubicin hydrochloride), which may be used in combination with rituximab (R-EPOCH) for the treatment of various aggressive B-cell and T-cell non-Hodgkin lymphomas. (NCI Thesaurus)
Synonym: CHEOP regimen
dose-adjusted etoposide/vincristine/doxorubicin/cyclophosphamide/prednisone regimen
Acronym: CHEOP regimen