Chemotherapy: A breakdown on CAF or FAC Treatment

PJ Hamel Health Guide
  •   Question: I was hoping to avoid it, but no such luck: I have to have chemotherapy. What's this CMF the doctor says I'll be having?   Answer: CMF is an acronym for the three-drug "cocktail" you'll be getting. The three drugs are cyclophosphamide (Cytoxan); methotrexate (Amethopt...

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Published On: July 17, 2007
7 Comments
  • Maria Gifford
    Editor
    Jul. 19, 2007

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

     

    Thanks much.  - M

  • melani26
    Dec. 02, 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