Care During Chemotherapy and Beyond

Acronym: FAMTX

Most often associated with treatment of Gastric Cancer.

(Rheumatrex®, TrexallTM, Amethopterin, Methotrexate Sodium, MTX)

Used in the treatment of breast, head and neck, lung, stomach, and esophagus cancers. Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), sarcomas, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL), gestational trophoblastic cancer, and mycosis fungoides (cutaneous T-cell lymphoma).

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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.

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(Adriamycin ®, Rubex)

Cancers treated with Doxorubicin include: bladder, breast, head and neck, leukemia (some types), liver, lung, lymphomas, mesothelioma, multiple myeloma, neuroblastoma, ovary, pancreas, prostate, sarcomas, stomach, testis (germ cell), thyroid, uterus.

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