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Cisplatin

Antineoplastic Agents
CATEGORIES

Antineoplastic Agents, Cross-Linking Reagents, Radiation-Sensitizing Agents


ALIASES

Cisplatin Accord, Cisplatin Ebewe, Cisplatin Pfizer, Platinol®, Platin, Platinol, Platinol-aq


SUBSTANCES

cisplatin


ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERN: MODERATE
Cisplatin, cisplatinum or cis-diamminedichloroplatinum(II) (CDDP) is a platinum-based chemotherapy drug used to treat various types of cancers, including sarcomas, some carcinomas (e.g. small cell lung cancer, and ovarian cancer), lymphomas and germ cell tumors. It was the first member of its class, which now also includes carboplatin and oxaliplatin.

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MODERATE
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