Name

Alternate names

None

Primary Site

None

Histology

None

Radiation

None

Remarks

None

Drugs for RTOG Chemoradiation

Name

Alternate Names

5-Fluorouracil
5-Fluracil
Adrucil
Efudex
Fluoroplex
Fluracil
Fluril
Oracil
Ro 2-9757
WR-69596

Abbreviations

5-FU
5FU
FU

Category

Chemotherapy

Subcategory

Antimetabolite

NSC Number

019893
19893

Primary Site

Breast- adjuvant setting and advanced disease
colorectal- adjuvant setting and advanced disease
GI malignancies: anal, esophageal, gastric and pancreatic
Head and Neck cancer
Hepatoma
Ovarian cancer
Skin-Basal cell carcinoma (topical application)

Histology

None

Remarks

Fluorinated pyrimidine; antimetabolite. FDA approved uses on basal cell carcinoma, breast cancer, colorectal cancer, gastric cancer, and pancreatic cancer.

Note: Efudex cream be prescribed to treat AIN III. Code this as chemotherapy.

Coding

This drug should be coded

Name

Alternate Names

496
5-Azacitidine
5-Azacytidine
Antibiotic U-18
Azacitidine
Azacytidine
Ladakamycin

Abbreviations

5-AC
5-AZA
5-AZAC
5-AZCR
AZA-CR
AZC

Category

Chemotherapy

Subcategory

Antimetabolite

NSC Number

102816

Primary Site

Myelodysplastic syndromes

Histology

None

Remarks

Clinical trials for MDS and AML. Antineoplastic agent; reduction in size or spread of neoplasm; improvement in hematologic parameters; bone marrow aspirate; antimetabloite; also differentiation inducing agent.

Coding

This drug should be coded

Name

Alternate Names

Gemcitabine Hydrochloride
Gemzar
LY 188011
LY-188011
LY188011 hydrochloride
Gemcitabine HCL

Abbreviations

None

Category

Chemotherapy

Subcategory

Antimetabolite

NSC Number

613327

Primary Site

Bladder
Breast
non-small cell lung
ovarian
pancreatic cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma

Histology

None

Remarks

FDA approved for breast. ovarian, pancreas, NSC lung
Gemcitabine HCL is given intravesically as treatment for bladder tumors. Code as chemotherapy.

Coding

This drug should be coded
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