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.
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Overdosing on chemo: A common gene test could save hundreds of lives each year

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Fecal microbiota transplantation boosts survival in metastatic colorectal cancer treatment

Fecal microbiota transplantation boosts survival in metastatic colorectal cancer treatment

New targeted therapy zolbetuximab extends survival for patients with advanced gastric cancer

New targeted therapy zolbetuximab extends survival for patients with advanced gastric cancer

Researchers investigate the efficacy of a novel intra-tumoral drug delivery carrier in treating oral squamous cell carcinoma

Researchers investigate the efficacy of a novel intra-tumoral drug delivery carrier in treating oral squamous cell carcinoma

Four-drug chemotherapy regimen provides longer overall survival for metastatic pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma

Four-drug chemotherapy regimen provides longer overall survival for metastatic pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma

Novel cancer-fighting nanoparticles co-deliver a chemotherapy drug and immunotherapy

Novel cancer-fighting nanoparticles co-deliver a chemotherapy drug and immunotherapy

Fermented dairy products can improve gut mucosal immunity

Fermented dairy products can improve gut mucosal immunity

Are men or women impacted more by adverse reactions to prescription drug treatments?

Are men or women impacted more by adverse reactions to prescription drug treatments?

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

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