Drugs used in PEB chemotherapy
Cisplatin is the abbreviation for cisplatin (Platinol)
Etoposide is a kind of etoposide.
Bleomycin = Phosphate B
PEB Chemotherapy is the cocktail of medicines. Because multiple medicines destroy cancer cells in different ways, combinations typically perform better than single treatments.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorized each of the medicines in this combination to treat cancer or cancer-related disorders.
Use in Cancer treatment
PEB is helps to treat the following conditions in children:
- Malignant extragonadal germ cell tumors are not found in the brain.
- The malignant germ cell tumors of the ovary.
- Malignant germ cell tumors in the testes.
This combination may also be in conjunction with other medications or therapies, as well as to treat cancers of other kinds.
Detailed scientific definition- Definition from the NCI Drug Dictionary