Placeholder slot(… LOO-koh-VOR-in KAL-see-um)
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.
|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.