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Carboplatin is a chemotherapy drug used against some forms of cancer (mainly ovarian carcinoma, lung, head and neck cancers).
New treatment for the pediatric eye cancer retinoblastoma

New treatment for the pediatric eye cancer retinoblastoma

Giving patients both chemotherapy and radiation in the beginning of treatment may help cancer patients live longer

Giving patients both chemotherapy and radiation in the beginning of treatment may help cancer patients live longer

One shot testicular cancer drug as good as radiotherapy

One shot testicular cancer drug as good as radiotherapy

One-day treatment with the anticancer drug carboplatin is as effective as radiotherapy for testicular cancer

One-day treatment with the anticancer drug carboplatin is as effective as radiotherapy for testicular cancer

Double whammy of chemo plus surgery extends life for lung cancer patients

Double whammy of chemo plus surgery extends life for lung cancer patients

Bevacizumab plus chemo extends survival beyond one year for large group of advanced lung cancer patients

Bevacizumab plus chemo extends survival beyond one year for large group of advanced lung cancer patients

Drug combo gives lung cancer patients longer life

Drug combo gives lung cancer patients longer life

Bevacizumab (Avastin) in combination with standard chemotherapy helps advanced lung cancer sufferers

Bevacizumab (Avastin) in combination with standard chemotherapy helps advanced lung cancer sufferers

Good results in new lung cancer treatment

Good results in new lung cancer treatment

Researchers turn fatal brain cancer into treatable disease for children

Researchers turn fatal brain cancer into treatable disease for children

Single dose phase I data on CG53135 for the prevention of oral mucositis

Single dose phase I data on CG53135 for the prevention of oral mucositis

FDA approves Tarceva (erlotinib)

FDA approves Tarceva (erlotinib)

CA125 blood test may be superior to standard imaging techniques like CT scans

CA125 blood test may be superior to standard imaging techniques like CT scans

Chemotherapy regimen more effective and more toxic in Japanese patients than in American patients

Chemotherapy regimen more effective and more toxic in Japanese patients than in American patients

Study may help oncologists tailor chemotherapy to patients based on their genetic make-up

Study may help oncologists tailor chemotherapy to patients based on their genetic make-up

Drug combo effective for advanced breast cancer

Drug combo effective for advanced breast cancer

NeoRx Corporation acquires worldwide rights to platinum-based anti-cancer agent

NeoRx Corporation acquires worldwide rights to platinum-based anti-cancer agent