JM 216

Definition / meaning of JM 216

A substance being studied in the treatment of prostate and other types of cancer. It contains the metal platinum and may kill cancer cells by damaging their DNA and stopping them from dividing. It is a type of alkylating agent. Also called BMS-182751 and satraplatin.

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The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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