Definitions for "Oxaliplatin"
A chemotherapy drug approved for use against colorectal cancer, which, in some patients with advanced colorectal cancer, shrinks tumors and delays progression of disease.
Newer platinum-derivative drug used in metastatic large-bowel cancer.
A drug used to treat colorectal cancer that is advanced or has come back. It is also being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer. Oxaliplatin belongs to the family of drugs called platinum compounds. Also called Eloxatin.