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carboplatin is more gentler on the kidneys compared to cisplatin chemotherapy.
both of these chemotherapy are given into the veins.
but carboplatin causes less risk for damage to the kidneys.
what type of cancer does she have?
does she have weak kidneys to begin with?
then carboplatin can be used in ovarian cancer.
hopefully this will slow down the cancer and give her more time.
good luck to you and her
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