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View in Spanish: Gemcitabina y cisplatino

Gemcitabine/cisplatin (jem-SITE-ah-been-sis-PLA-tin)
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 regimen.

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