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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.
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

New type of adoptive cell therapy could target prostate and pancreatic cancers in humans

New type of adoptive cell therapy could target prostate and pancreatic cancers in humans

Researchers identify new pathway as biological target for colon cancer

Researchers identify new pathway as biological target for colon cancer

Study: Checkpoint inhibitor prolongs survival in patients with head and neck cancers

Study: Checkpoint inhibitor prolongs survival in patients with head and neck cancers

Study: High levels of circ E7 is a positive prognostic marker in anal squamous cell carcinoma

Study: High levels of circ E7 is a positive prognostic marker in anal squamous cell carcinoma

Triplet therapy could benefit patients with BRAF-mutant metastatic colorectal cancer

Triplet therapy could benefit patients with BRAF-mutant metastatic colorectal cancer

Microrna-based therapy may prove to be effective against chemotherapy-resistant cancers

Microrna-based therapy may prove to be effective against chemotherapy-resistant cancers

Roswell Park receives more than $15 million in grants for cancer research

Roswell Park receives more than $15 million in grants for cancer research

Scientists discover how resistance to the chemotherapy drug 5-fluorouracil arises

Scientists discover how resistance to the chemotherapy drug 5-fluorouracil arises

New drug combinations and dosing schedules improve outlook in advanced colon cancer

New drug combinations and dosing schedules improve outlook in advanced colon cancer

New cell co-culture platform holds promise for future of personalized medicine

New cell co-culture platform holds promise for future of personalized medicine

Study finds no statistically significant effect of drug shortages on cancer treatment

Study finds no statistically significant effect of drug shortages on cancer treatment

Combination of two topical creams can prevent cancer

Combination of two topical creams can prevent cancer

Study provides information about chemotherapeutic drugs binding to plasma proteins

Study provides information about chemotherapeutic drugs binding to plasma proteins

Immunotherapy with pembrolizumab extends survival in metastatic or recurrent head and neck cancer

Immunotherapy with pembrolizumab extends survival in metastatic or recurrent head and neck cancer