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What are common medications used to treat small-cell lung cancer?

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Some of the most commonly used medications for the treatment of persons with small-cell lung cancer are cisplatin, etoposide, vincristine, doxorubicin, irinotecan, topotecan, paclitaxel, docetaxel and cyclophosphamide.

From: Small-Cell Lung Cancer WebMD Medical Reference

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American Cancer Society.

American College of Chest Physicians.

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

UpToDate.

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on November 16, 2017

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American Cancer Society.

American College of Chest Physicians.

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

UpToDate.

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on November 16, 2017

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