CCNU is a useful drug in treating advanced ovarian carcinoma. Of patients with advanced ovarian carcinoma 37% responded favorably to CCNU. Thrombocytopenia was the primary toxic reaction. Clinical trials are in progress to compare the relative effectiveness, the degree of cross‐resistance, and the difference in toxicity between CCNU and alkylating agents.
- ovarian carcinoma
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