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Acronym: CEF

Most often associated with treatment of Breast Cancer.

(Cytoxan®, Neosar®)

Cancers treated with cyclophosphamide include: Hodgkin’s and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, Burkitt’s lymphoma, chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), chronic myelocytic leukemia (CML), acute myelocytic leukemia (AML), acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL), t-cell lymphoma (mycosis fungoides), multiple myeloma, neuroblastoma, retinoblastoma, rhabdomyosarcoma, Ewing's sarcoma; breast, testicular, endometrial, ovarian, and lung cancers, and in conditioning regimens for bone marrow transplantation.

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(Ellence)

Epirubicin is used to treat breast cancer. It is used as adjuvant therapy in women who have had surgery and have lymph node involvement.

May be used in place of doxorubicin in some circumstances.

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(Fluorouracil, Adrucil®)

Colon and rectal cancer. Breast cancer. Gastrointestinal cancers including: anal, esphageal, pancreas and gastric (stomach). Head and neck cancer * Hepatoma (liver cancer). Ovarian cancer. Topical use (cream or solution) in basal cell cancer of the skin and actinic keratoses. -see document fluorouracil(cream).

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