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Noun1.floxuridine - antineoplastic drug used to treat some cancers; can cause loss of hair
antineoplastic, antineoplastic drug, cancer drug - any of several drugs that control or kill neoplastic cells; used in chemotherapy to kill cancer cells; all have unpleasant side effects that may include nausea and vomiting and hair loss and suppression of bone marrow function
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This chemotherapy effect is more pronounced in patients who received folinic acid, floxuridine, and 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) as a part of their regimen (13-15).
Khaw et al., "Five-minute treatments with fluorouracil, floxuridine, and mitomycin have long-term effects on human Tenon's capsule fibroblasts," Archives of Ophthalmology, vol.
They identified bithionol (antiparasitic drug), tacrolimus (immunosuppressive agent), and floxuridine (antimetabolite) as anti-E.
[18] 63 2013 Male @ 12.1 (4) Our case 74 2016 Male @ 14.8 Number PTHrP Therapy (1) 5.2 FUDR + 5-FU (2) 5.0 TAE + PTPE + GEM + S-1 + Radiation (3) n 6.7 CAP + CDDP + Radiation, second-line GEM (4) 26.6 CDDP + GEM Number Prognosis (1) Survival (for 6 months) (2) Died (after 14 months) (3) Died (after almost 1 year) (4) Survival (after 1 year) FUDR: floxuridine; 5-FU: 5-fluorouracil; GEM: gemcitabine; CAP: capecitabine; CDDP: cisplatin; TAE: transcatheter arterial embolization; PTPE: percutaneous transhepatic portal embolization; nPTHrP reported by Lim et al.