Category Archives: Pancreatic Cancer
Especially researchers in Japan have been studying the outcomes of the orally administered drug known as S-1 in the treatment of pancreatic cancer. S-1 is a fluorouracil drug agent (similar to 5FU – fluorouracil), which like 5-FU, functions as an inhibitor of thymidylate synthase. S-1 is comprised of three components: tegafur (a prodrug of 5-fluorouracil), […]
The drug agent gemcitabine has been the mainstay of the medical treatment of pancreatic cancer. This assertion has perhaps been challenged by extensive 5-FU combinations in the past couple of years, but is still mostly held to be true by clinicians. The wide adoption of the use of gemcitabine since 1997 has also engendered […]
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