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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.
ADVENTRX announces positive data from multidrug therapy with cofactor

ADVENTRX announces positive data from multidrug therapy with cofactor

New treatment option gives hope to victims of  head and neck cancers

New treatment option gives hope to victims of head and neck cancers

FDA approves Taxotere for head and neck cancers

FDA approves Taxotere for head and neck cancers

Addition of gemcitabine to standard postoperative treatment increased pancreatic cancer patients' survival by 50 percent

Addition of gemcitabine to standard postoperative treatment increased pancreatic cancer patients' survival by 50 percent

Taxotere combined with standard chemotherapy improves survival in advanced head and neck cancers

Taxotere combined with standard chemotherapy improves survival in advanced head and neck cancers

Chemotherapy regimen predicts steatohepatitis and an increase in 90-day mortality after surgery for hepatic colorectal metastases

Chemotherapy regimen predicts steatohepatitis and an increase in 90-day mortality after surgery for hepatic colorectal metastases

Studying the gene-expression profiles of patients with colorectal cancer might help predict their response to chemotherapy

Studying the gene-expression profiles of patients with colorectal cancer might help predict their response to chemotherapy

Hepatic arterial infusion versus systemic therapy for hepatic metastases from colorectal cancer

Hepatic arterial infusion versus systemic therapy for hepatic metastases from colorectal cancer

Mangafodipir appears to increase the cancer-killing ability of some chemotherapy drugs

Mangafodipir appears to increase the cancer-killing ability of some chemotherapy drugs

FOLFOX now treatment standard for colorectal cancer in the United States

FOLFOX now treatment standard for colorectal cancer in the United States

Chemotherapy is a beneficial treatment women and elderly

Chemotherapy is a beneficial treatment women and elderly

Expert highlights public health problem posed by colorectal cancer

Expert highlights public health problem posed by colorectal cancer

Imiquimod and fluorouracil emerge as effective weapons for treating superficial basal cell carcinomas

Imiquimod and fluorouracil emerge as effective weapons for treating superficial basal cell carcinomas

Chemotherapy options improve for patients with advanced colorectal cancer

Chemotherapy options improve for patients with advanced colorectal cancer

Taxotere shows significant survival benefit in the treatment of advanced gastric cancer

Taxotere shows significant survival benefit in the treatment of advanced gastric cancer

A combination of chemotherapy drugs could double survival rates for pancreatic cancer

A combination of chemotherapy drugs could double survival rates for pancreatic cancer

Herceptin - more powerful treatment for patients with HER-2-positive breast cancer

Herceptin - more powerful treatment for patients with HER-2-positive breast cancer

New cancer drug Avastin keeps cancer under control

New cancer drug Avastin keeps cancer under control

Avastin available across Europe within the next few weeks

Avastin available across Europe within the next few weeks

Study finds new method can improve chemo survival

Study finds new method can improve chemo survival