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
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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
etoposide-prednisone-Oncovin-cyclophosphamide-hydroxydaunorubicin regimen
Acronym:CHEOP regimen