"Floxuridine" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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An antineoplastic antimetabolite that is metabolized to fluorouracil when administered by rapid injection; when administered by slow, continuous, intra-arterial infusion, it is converted to floxuridine monophosphate. It has been used to treat hepatic metastases of gastrointestinal adenocarcinomas and for palliation in malignant neoplasms of the liver and gastrointestinal tract.
- 5 Fluorodeoxyuridine
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