Why It Is Used
Carboplatin is an alkylating agent that slows or stops the growth of the cancer cells. Carboplatin is used to treat Reference ovarian cancer Opens New Window. It may also be used to treat bladder, lung, esophageal, testicular, or Reference endometrial cancer Opens New Window.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: July 6, 2011|
|Medical Review:||Reference Adam Husney, MD, MD - Family Medicine
Reference Ross Berkowitz, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology