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2. Structure of fluorouracil (5-FU) and floxuridine (5-fluoro-2'-deoxyuridine, FdUrd). is also associated with less myelotoxicity. Use of CI 5-FU infusion regimens, however, has been limited by the need for an indwelling venous catheter and a portable infusion pump. These catheters are associated with development of complications including thrombosis and infection (9). The recent availability of oral formulations of 5-FU, may provide not only an improvement in the ease of administration and the efficacy of fluoropyrimidine therapy, but also alleviate complications related to the catheters.