FOLFOX. Definition

Medical Definition: FOLFOX

Abbreviation for a type of combination chemotherapy used in the treatment of colorectal cancer in advanced or returned. Is also being studied for treating other cancers. It contains the drug leucovorin calcium (folinic acid), fluorouracil and oxaliplatin. Regimens FOLFOX-4, FOLFOX-6 and FOLFOX-7 with different doses of three drugs and are administered in different ways. Also called FOLFOX.

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