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