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This chemotherapy combination contains the drugs fluorouracil and leucovorin calcium. Combinations usually work better than single drugs because different drugs kill cancer cells in different ways.

Drugs in the FU-LV combination:
FU = Fluorouracil
LV = Leucovorin Calcium

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

Use in Cancer

FU-LV is used to treat:

This combination may also be used with other drugs or treatments or to treat other types of cancer.

More About FU-LV

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

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