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Streptozosin

Were you looking for information about Streptozocin? Streptozosin is a common misspelling of streptozocin.
 
People who have a certain type of cancer of the pancreas called islet cell cancer may receive chemotherapy treatment with streptozocin (Zanosar®). This prescription medication is used in people who are having symptoms or who have cancer that has spread to other areas of the body (metastasized) and is continuing to progress.
 
This chemotherapy drug comes in the form of a powder that is mixed with a liquid and injected into a vein. It works by interfering with how cancer cells grow and multiply.
 
(Click Streptozocin for more details on how this chemotherapy drug works and how it is administered, as well as potential side effects and safety concerns. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)
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