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Can you be given a combination of 5-fu and cisplatin for metastatic cancer. is this typical?

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Dr. Raymundo Romero answered

Specializes in Medical Oncology

Yes: 5-fu + Cisplatin is a regimen for metastatic cancers ei: anal, biliary, head & neck, esophageal and gastric to name a few. Although they may be other preferred regimens for these cancers. The oncologist will decide what option would be best.

Answered 3/12/2016

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Dr. David Rizzieri answered

Specializes in Hematology and Oncology

Yes: This is one of many common recipes for a variety of cancers.

Answered 10/14/2012

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