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Last updated: 06 May 2020
Published: 27 Apr 2021

4.1 Therapeutic indications

Cisplatin is intended for the treatment of:

- advanced or metastasised testicular cancer

- advanced or metastasised ovarian cancer

- advanced or metastasised bladder carcinoma

- advanced or metastasised squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck

- advanced or metastasised non-small cell lung carcinoma

- advanced or metastasised small cell lung carcinoma

Cisplatin is indicated in the treatment of cervical carcinoma in combination with other chemotherapeutics or with radiotherapy.

Cisplatin can be used as monotherapy and in combination therapy.

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