Use in Cancer
Fluorouracil is approved to be used alone or with other drugs to treat:
- Actinic keratosis.
- Basal cell carcinoma that is superficial and cannot be removed by surgery.
- Breast cancer.
- Colorectal cancer that is advanced, has recurred (come back), or has not gotten better with other chemotherapy.
- Gastric (stomach) adenocarcinoma.
- Pancreatic cancer.
- Squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck that is locally advanced and cannot be treated with surgery.