US Brand Name(s) of Mitomycin: Jelmyto

Use in Cancer Treatment

Mitomycin is for usage alone or in combination with other medications to treat:

Locally progressed or metastasized gastric (stomach) and pancreatic adenocarcinoma (spread to other parts of the body). It is for people whose illness hasn’t improved after other treatments.

Urothelial carcinoma of the urethra is a kind of cancer that affects the lining of the urinary system. As a therapy for individuals with low-grade illness, it is injected straight into the ureter or kidney. Mitomycin under the trade name Jelmyto has approval for this purpose.

Mitomycin is also under research for use in the treatment of various cancers.

Detailed scientific definition – Definition from the NCI Drug Dictionary 

 Mitomycin and Mitomycin Pyelocalyceal

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