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How effective is Cisplatin (Platinol-AQ) for treating lung cancer?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience in Medical Oncology
Good drug: Cisplatin and its sister drug carboplatin are one of the most useful drugs currently used for the treatment of Lung Cancer. In fact it is recommended that each patient receive a platinum containing combination as the standard of care for patients with advanced stages of lung cancer. But there are other drugs which are equally good(Paclitaxel, Docetaxel and Gemcitabine)
Answered on May 23, 2015

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