Which medications in the drug class Antineoplastics, Antibiotic are used in the treatment of Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma?

Updated: Jul 08, 2020
  • Author: Talib Najjar, DMD, MDS, PhD; Chief Editor: Arlen D Meyers, MD, MBA  more...
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Antineoplastics, Antibiotic

Bleomycin is used as palliative treatment of head and neck SCC.


Bleomycin is a cytotoxic glycopeptide antibiotic whose main mechanism of action may include inhibition of DNA synthesis and possible inhibition of ribonucleic acid (RNA) and protein synthesis.

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