fluorouracil

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an antimetabolite used to treat certain cancers

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Trimodality treatment with maximal TURBT, chemotherapy and chemoradiation is a feasible and effective option for bladder preservation in muscle invasive bladder cancer patients with compromised renal functions if we use 5-fluorouracil and mitomycin as chemotherapy.
The treatment, of Plan warts with 5-fluorouracil. Br J Dermatol.
To examine the effects of 5-fluorouracil on photoaging, two blinded dermatologists separately evaluated 3,042 baseline and follow-up photographs of participants by using the 5-point Allergan Forehead Lines Scale, the 5-point Melomental Lines Grading Scale, the 5-point Crow's Feet Grading Scale, and the 9-point Griffith's scale for wrinkling, hyperpigmentation, and yellowing.
Largiader, "Dihydropyrimidine dehydrogenase gene variation and severe 5-fluorouracil toxicity: a haplotype assessment," Pharmacogenomics, vol.
Lombard-Bohas et al., "Cardiotoxicity of 5-fluorouracil in 1350 patients with no prior history of heart disease," Bull Cancer, vol.
Ohshimo et al., "Development of a novel form of an oral 5-fluorouracil derivative (S-1) directed to the potentiation of the tumor selective cytotoxicity of 5-fluorouracil by two biochemical modulators," Anti-Cancer Drugs, vol.
Conclusion: Intralesional 5-Fluorouracil injection improved cosmesis of primary as well as recurrent pterygia, but did not have statistically significant effect on corneal astigmatism.
Fluorouracil (5-fluorouracil, 5-FU) was initially known for its use as anticancer drug due to its anti proliferative and anti fibroblastic mechanism.
Efficacy of intralesional 5-fluorouracil and Triamcinolone in the treatment of keloids.
Cardiotoxicity of 5-fluorouracil. Cardiovasc Hematol Agents Med Chem.
KEY WORDS: Betel nut chewing, cisplatin, 5-fluorouracil, neoadjuvant chemotherapy, oral cancers
5-Fluorouracil (5-FU) is the most frequently prescribed anticancer drug for clinical treatment of various types of cancer, including colorectal cancer (1,2).
The team then employed a high-density tumor microenvironment in which colon cancer cells were co-cultured with stromal cells and treated with varying concentrations of BCM-95[R] curcumin and/or the chemotherapeutic drug 5-fluorouracil (5-FU).
DENVER -- Changes in health insurance coverage are prompting a resurgence in the use of 5-fluorouracil to treat actinic keratoses, said Dr.
Topical therapies with an A grade (good evidence) included no therapy or emollients for mild AKs and 5-fluorouracil. Those with a B grade (fair evidence) include diclofenac gel and imiquimod.