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Oxaliplatin mechanism..How does it work?

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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Platinum analog

Is a cancer medication that interferes with the growth of cancer cells and slows their growth and spread in the body.
It is a platinum derivative. It binds to dna forming cross-links which inhibit dna replication and transcription, resulting in cell death.

In brief: Platinum analog

Is a cancer medication that interferes with the growth of cancer cells and slows their growth and spread in the body.
It is a platinum derivative. It binds to dna forming cross-links which inhibit dna replication and transcription, resulting in cell death.
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