carboplatin

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carboplatin

[¦kär·bō′plat·ən]
(medicine)
A platinum coordination compound and anticancer agent used for advanced gynecologic malignancies, especially ovarian tumors, and for head and neck cancers and lung cancers.
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Voriconazole, lipegfilgastimum, vincirstini sulfas solution, carboplatinum concentrate for making.
Chemotherapy was commenced using the combination of carboplatinum and etoposide with intravenous corticosteroids.
A chemotherapy regimen was started in May 2011 consisting of 6 cycles of carboplatinum (290 mg/day, once in 21 days according to the AUC 4 protocol) and etoposide (100 mg/[m.sup.2], 170 mg for 3 days in 21-day cycles), and the treatment was completed in September.
(6) In the less advanced cases chemotherapy only (usually VEC--vincristine, etoposide, carboplatinum) is given, or combined with orbital radiotherapy.
My oncologist arranged for me to do six months of carboplatinum and Taxol.