cisplatin

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cisplatin

[¦sis′plat·ən]
(medicine)
A transition-metal complex that is used in the treatment of cancer, with particular effectiveness in the treatment of testicular and ovarian cancers; second- and third-generation variants of this drug have been developed to mitigate undesirable side effects.
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Cisplatin (cis-diamminedichloroplatinum II) (CP), a most effective chemotherapeutic agent, has been successfully used in treatment of a variety of solid tumors, including ovary, testis, bladder, head and neck, lung, cervix, and endometrium (Baek et al, 2003; Hadjzadeh et al, 2012).