Everardo D. Saad, MD | Authors

Other Fluorinated Pyrimidines in the Treatment of Solid Tumors

January 02, 2001

Researchers, primarily in Japan, Europe, and the United States, have evaluated several new fluorinated pyrimidines in recent years. Most of these drugs are orally active prodrugs of fluorouracil (5-FU), and some also

Preoperative UFT/Leucovorin and Radiation Therapy in Rectal Cancer

October 01, 2000

The use of combined modality regimens has been well established in the treatment of stages II and III rectal cancer. The most common chemotherapy regimens used include continuous-infusion 5-FU delivered with the help of a central venous catheter and the use of portable pumps.