This chemotherapy combination contains the drugs gemcitabine and cisplatin. Combinations usually work better than single drugs because different drugs kill cancer cells in different ways.
Each of the drugs in this combination is approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat cancer or conditions related to cancer.
Use in Cancer
GEMCITABINE-CISPLATIN is used to treat:
- Biliary tract cancer.
- Bladder cancer.
- Cervical cancer.
- Malignant mesothelioma.
- Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).
- Ovarian cancer.
- Pancreatic cancer.
This combination may also be used with other drugs or treatments or to treat other types of cancer.
More About GEMCITABINE-CISPLATIN
Definition from the NCI Drug Dictionary - Detailed scientific definition and other names for this drug.