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View in Spanish: Régimen de gemcitabina y cisplatino

Gemcitabine/cisplatin regimen (jem-SITE-ah-been-sis-PLA-tin REH-jih-men)
A chemotherapy combination used to treat malignant mesothelioma, advanced non-small cell lung cancer, advanced bladder cancer, advanced cervical cancer, pancreatic cancer, and epithelial ovarian cancer. It is also being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer. It includes the drugs gemcitabine and cisplatin. Also called gemcitabine/cisplatin.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.