CAF

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Indication

Breast Cancer

Regimens

Variant 1

  • Cyclophosphamide 600 mg/m2 IV on day 1
  • Doxorubicin 60 mg/m2 IV on day 1
  • 5-Fluorouracil 600 mmg/m2 IV on day 1

Repeat cycle every 28 days for a total of 4 cycles

References

Budman DR et al. Dose and dose intensity as determinants of outcome in the adjuvant treatment of breast cancer. the Cancer and Leukemia Group B. J Natl Cancer Inst 1998;90:1205-1211

Variant 2

  • Cyclophosphamide 100 mg/m2 PO on days 1-14
  • Doxorubicin 25 mg/m2 IV on days 1 and 8
  • 5-Fluorouracil 500 mg/m2 IV on days 1 and 8

Repeat cycle every 28 days for a total of 6 cycles

References

Aisner J et al. Chemotherapy versus chemoimmunotherapy (CAF vs CAFVP v CMF each +/- MER) for metastatic carcinoma of the breast: a CALBG study. Cancer and Leukemia Group B. J Clin Oncol 1987;5:1523-1533