4.1 Therapeutic indications
Fluorouracil is indicated in adults.
Fluorouracil is indicated in the treatment of the following malignancies and disease settings:
- in the treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer
- as adjuvant treatment in colon and rectal cancer
- in the treatment of advanced gastric cancer,
- in the treatment of advanced pancreatic cancer,
- in the treatment of advanced oesophageal cancer,
- in the treatment of advanced or metastatic breast cancer,
- as adjuvant treatment in patients with operable primary invasive breast cancer,
- in the treatment of inoperable locally advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck in previously untreated patients
- in the treatment of locally recurrent or metastatic squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck
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