Published in Cancer Weekly, February 14th, 2006
According to a study from Japan, "The tetrazolium dye (MTT) assay is useful for predicting chemosensitivity. Using the MTT assay, all in vitro chemosensitivity test was designed for nedaplatin (cis-diammine glycolato platinum; 254-S) and the results were compared with the sensitivity to cisplatin in 137 resected gynecological carcinomas."
"The mean tumor inhibition rate [I.R.;%] for nedaplatin was equal or superior to cisplatin in 15 cervical [70.7% vs. 63.9%], 65 ovarian [61.7% vs. 54.8%] and 57 endometrial carcinomas [52.1% vs. 47.7%]. In ovarian carcinomas, the I.R.s...
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