By Youcef M. Rustum
Prime melanoma researchers replace and overview the mechanisms of motion and the healing selectivity and efficacy of 5-FU with and with no leucovorin and its prodrugs within the remedy of colorectal melanoma. one of the blend brokers thought of are UFT/LV, 5-FU/EU, capecitabine (Xeloda), S-1, and various thymidylate synthase inhibitors. The authors speak about the aptitude merits and drawbacks of those diversified medicines and their mode of management. in keeping with ancient effects with those brokers whilst used by myself, additionally they current a motive for his or her effects whilst utilized in mix with different brokers.
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Fluoropyrimidines in Cancer Therapy (Cancer Drug Discovery and Development) by Youcef M. Rustum