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Selective Reduction of cis-Platinum Toxicity by Selenium Supplementation (1987)

Title:

Selective Reduction of cis-Platinum Toxicity by Selenium Supplementation

Key words:

selenium, cis-diamminedichloroplatinum

Research Institution:

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Location:

Illinois

Researcher:

Richard L Magin

Project Description:

Dr. Magin studied how a dietary supplement of the mineral selenium may be able to reduce the toxic side effects of the anti-cancer drug cis-diamminedichloroplatinum and improve this drug�s effectiveness.

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