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This chemotherapy combination contains the drugs fluorouracil, epirubicin hydrochloride, and cyclophosphamide. Combinations usually work better than single drugs because different drugs kill cancer cells in different ways.

Drugs in the FEC combination:
F= Fluorouracil
E= Epirubicin Hydrochloride
C= Cyclophosphamide

Each of the drugs in this combination is approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat cancer or conditions related to cancer.

Use in Cancer

FEC is used to treat:

FEC is also known as CEF. This combination may also be used with other drugs or treatments or to treat other types of cancer.

More About FEC

Definition from the NCI Drug Dictionary - Detailed scientific definition and other names for this drug.

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