NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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docetaxel-cisplatin-fluorouracil
(DOH-seh-TAK-sil-sis-PLA-tin-floor-oh-YOOR-uh-sil)
A chemotherapy combination used to treat certain types of head and neck cancer and stomach cancer. It includes the drugs docetaxel (Taxotere), cisplatin (Platinol), and fluorouracil. Also called DCF, Taxotere-Platinol-fluorouracil, TPF, and TPF regimen.