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For what cancers does chemotherapy with cytoxan, (cyclophosphamide) 5-fu help?

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Dr. Kenneth Murdock
Radiation Oncology
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In brief: Not a standard treat

Cytoxan (cyclophosphamide) and 5-fu jused to be used as first line chemo for breast cancer, but there are much more effacious drugs available now.
I would not use these drugs now as first line treatment fofr anything except in special circumstances.

In brief: Not a standard treat

Cytoxan (cyclophosphamide) and 5-fu jused to be used as first line chemo for breast cancer, but there are much more effacious drugs available now.
I would not use these drugs now as first line treatment fofr anything except in special circumstances.
Dr. Kenneth Murdock
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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: 5FU/cytoxan

Are you referring to combination of Cytoxan and 5fu (fluorouracil)? Or each individual 5-FU or cytoxan? Cytoxan, 5-FU combined with Methotrexate in the cmf regimen-or combination of 5fu (fluorouracil), Cytoxan and epirubicin/adriamycin in fec or fac are chemotherapy regimens for breast cancer.
Otherwise, 5-FU is not commonly combined with cytoxan.

In brief: 5FU/cytoxan

Are you referring to combination of Cytoxan and 5fu (fluorouracil)? Or each individual 5-FU or cytoxan? Cytoxan, 5-FU combined with Methotrexate in the cmf regimen-or combination of 5fu (fluorouracil), Cytoxan and epirubicin/adriamycin in fec or fac are chemotherapy regimens for breast cancer.
Otherwise, 5-FU is not commonly combined with cytoxan.
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