chemotherapy

Chemo Regimen FAQs: CAF or FAC Chemotherapy

PJ Hamel Health Guide July 17, 2007
  • Q. My doctor tells me I have to have chemotherapy. I'm not looking forward to it, and I'd at least like to understand what I'm getting into. What's this CAF he's referring to? A. CAF (sometimes called FAC) is an acronym for the three-drug "cocktail" you'll be ...

7 Comments
  • melani26
    Dec. 01, 2010

    This site was a blessing. Very well worded and easy to understand. My grandmother is trying to decide if she is going to take FAC after 4 months of Taxol. This was very helpful.

    • PJ Hamel
      Health Guide
      Dec. 02, 2010

      Thanks, Melani - we wish yor grandmother all the best. Thanks for helping her with your online research - PJH

  • Anonymous
    Anonymous
    Jun. 16, 2009

    Thank you - that's just the information I was looking for and not finding elsewhere.

    • PJ Hamel
      Health Guide
      Jun. 16, 2009

      Excellent - so glad we could help. Best of luck as you go through treatment- PJH

    • Anonymous
      Anonymous
      Jun. 16, 2009

      I'm supporting a friend through her treatment - she started on Monday.  It's good to know what to expect without having to ask her about it - it's tough enough without having to repeat this kind of information to lots of people.

       

      Great website.

    • PJ Hamel
      Health Guide
      Jun. 16, 2009

      Friends are so important as you go through breast cancer. Thank you so much for being there for her. I believe she'll find there are a lot of wonderful, caring people in the world—startng with you. PJH

  • Maria Gifford
    Jul. 19, 2007

    A well of information as always, PJ. Our community members are completely blessed to have you here.

     

    Thanks much.  - M