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Cosmegen

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Read time: 14 mins
Last updated: 06 May 2020
Published: 24 Jul 2020

4.1 Therapeutic indications

'Cosmegen' is a cytotoxic, antineoplastic antibiotic with immunosuppressant properties.

'Cosmegen', as part of a combination chemotherapy and/or multi-modality treatment regimen, is indicated for the treatment of Wilms' tumor, childhood rhabdomyosarcoma, Ewing's sarcoma, and metastatic nonseminomatous testicular cancer.

'Cosmegen' is indicated as a single agent, or as part of a combination chemotherapy regimen, for the treatment of gestational trophoblastic neoplasia.

'Cosmegen', as a component of regional perfusion in combination with melphalan, is indicated for the treatment of locally recurrent or locoregionally metastatic melanoma.

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