IFL (chemotherapy)

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IFL is a chemotherapy regimen for treatment of certain cancers, consisting of concurrent treatment with irinotecan, leucovorin (folinic acid), and fluorouracil.[1]

It is similar to the FOLFIRI regimen and uses the same drugs. However, the fluorouracil component is given as a bolus injection rather than as an infusion over 48 hours.[1]

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  1. ^ a b Chen, K; Gong, Y; Zhang, Q; Shen, Y; Zhou, T (2016). "Efficacy and safety of addition of bevacizumab to FOLFIRI or irinotecan/bolus 5-FU/LV (IFL) in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer: A meta-analysis". Medicine. 95 (46): e5221. doi:10.1097/MD.0000000000005221. PMC 5120901. PMID 27861344.