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FLUOROURACIL

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An drug of the antimetabolite group – a group that disrupts normal cell division. Fluorouracil is used intravenously to treat recurrent and inoperable carcinoma of the colon and rectum, as well as secondaries from cancer of the breast. It can be used topically for some malignant and premalignant skin lesions. (See CYTOTOXIC.)

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