5-FU

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5-FU5-Fluorouracil (drug used against pancreatic cancer)
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Leucovorin is also indicated for use in combination with 5-fluorouracil to prolong survival in the palliative treatment of patients with advanced colorectal cancer.
Radiosensitization can be done by using a combination of 5-fluorouracil and mitomycin C22.
Table 2 Efficacy of 5-fluorouracil treatment on follow up visits (n=40).
"This might be a true lack of impact, or current scales may not be sensitive enough to capture aspects of aging that are improved by 5-fluorouracil," commented Dr.
Ichikawa, "Prediction of clinical outcome of fluoropyrimidine-based chemotherapy for gastric cancer patients, in terms of the 5-fluorouracil metabolic pathway," Gastric Cancer, vol.
Beretta et al., "Cardiotoxicity of 5-fluorouracil. Personal cases and review of the literature," Giornale Italiano di Cardiologia, vol.
Cognetti et al., "Randomized comparison of cisplatin, methotrexate, bleomycin and vincristine (CABO) versus cisplatin and 5-fluorouracil (CF) versus cisplatin (C) in recurrent or metastatic squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck: A phase III study of the EORTC head and neck cancer cooperative group," Annals of Oncology, vol.
All the patients were treated with 0.1ml intralesional 5-Fluorouracil 5mg weekly injections for 04 weeks.
Recurrence is the most undesirable treatment outcome of Pterygium surgery with overall recurrence rate of 18%.7,8 Various intraoperative and postoperative modalities including b-irradiation, topical thiotepa, mitomycin C and 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) have been introduced to decrease recurrence rate of pterygium surgery.9,10
The existing treatment modalities include intralesional steroids, cryotherapy, silicone gel sheets, topical retinoic acid, tacrolimus, imiquimod, colchicine, verapamil and 5-fluorouracil (5-FU).
Encephalopathy induced by 5-fluorouracil The same agent, two different entities
In the study group, patients were subjected to three cycles of neoadjuvant chemotherapy (cisplatin and 5-fluorouracil) after doing relevant investigations, later evaluated for resectability, and later taken up for surgery or radiotherapy depending on the response.