Fluorouracil News and Research

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Fluorouracil is a drug used to treat symptoms of cancer of the colon, breast, stomach, and pancreas. It is also used in a cream to treat certain skin conditions. Fluorouracil stops cells from making DNA and it may kill cancer cells. It is a type of antimetabolite. Also called 5-fluorouracil and 5-FU.
Nivolumab approved for combination with fluoropyrimidine- and platinum-based combination chemotherapy

Nivolumab approved for combination with fluoropyrimidine- and platinum-based combination chemotherapy

Treatment of precancerous anal growths in HIV patients decreases the progression to anal cancer

Treatment of precancerous anal growths in HIV patients decreases the progression to anal cancer

New liquid biopsy assay enables prediction of treatment response in patients with esophageal cancer

New liquid biopsy assay enables prediction of treatment response in patients with esophageal cancer

Chemical synthesis, properties, and molecular modeling studies of spiro-indole compounds

Chemical synthesis, properties, and molecular modeling studies of spiro-indole compounds

Reducing mucin secretion provides a way to control chemoresistance of colorectal cancers

Reducing mucin secretion provides a way to control chemoresistance of colorectal cancers

Researchers identify new drug that makes pancreatic cancer cells more vulnerable to chemotherapy

Researchers identify new drug that makes pancreatic cancer cells more vulnerable to chemotherapy

Researchers compare transcriptomic and cytokine responses of colorectal cancer cells

Researchers compare transcriptomic and cytokine responses of colorectal cancer cells

Open-access database could speed up repurposing of old drugs as new treatments

Open-access database could speed up repurposing of old drugs as new treatments

Drug sensitivity of hepatocellular cancer cells may provide new insights on tumor biology

Drug sensitivity of hepatocellular cancer cells may provide new insights on tumor biology

Novel 3D-printed esophageal stents could revolutionize the delivery of cancer treatment

Novel 3D-printed esophageal stents could revolutionize the delivery of cancer treatment

Machine learning increases the accuracy of anti-cancer drug response predictions

Machine learning increases the accuracy of anti-cancer drug response predictions

COMBAT study shows how pancreatic cancer patients can benefit from immunotherapy

COMBAT study shows how pancreatic cancer patients can benefit from immunotherapy

First clinical trial could become an effective way to deliver chemotherapy to abdominal cancer patients

First clinical trial could become an effective way to deliver chemotherapy to abdominal cancer patients

Stanford researchers develop a portable device for rapidly detecting blood ammonia levels

Stanford researchers develop a portable device for rapidly detecting blood ammonia levels

Researchers develop bioprinted skin model of cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma

Researchers develop bioprinted skin model of cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma

Study finds carboplatin-paclitaxel as the optimal chemotherapy for anal cancer

Study finds carboplatin-paclitaxel as the optimal chemotherapy for anal cancer

3D printing technology can inhibit the proliferation of cancer cells in vitro

3D printing technology can inhibit the proliferation of cancer cells in vitro

SWOG scientists to deliver online presentations at ASCO20 Virtual Scientific Program

SWOG scientists to deliver online presentations at ASCO20 Virtual Scientific Program

MU researcher finds four antiviral drugs effective in inhibiting novel coronavirus

MU researcher finds four antiviral drugs effective in inhibiting novel coronavirus

Cream infused with microscopic STAR particles could facilitate better treatment of skin diseases

Cream infused with microscopic STAR particles could facilitate better treatment of skin diseases