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Updated 15 November 2014

Fluorouracil (flure oh yoor' a sill) cream is a drug that is used to treat actinic keratoses. This is a pre-cancerous skin growth caused by chronic sun exposure. Fluorouracil reacts against the pre-cancerous sun-damaged skin cells but does not usually affect normal cells of the skin. It is a drug which is applied to the skin.

Fluorouracil is not a suitable therapy for invasive skin cancers.

Please see detailed information on this page: Fluorouracil Topical therapy​

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