gemcitabine

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gem·cit·a·bine

(jĕm-sī′tə-bēn′)
n.
A nucleoside analog, C9H11F2N3O4, used in its hydrochloride form in the treatment of pancreatic cancer and in combination with other drugs to treat breast, ovarian, and non-small cell lung cancer.

[gem-, perhaps shortening and alteration of CCRF-CEM, designation of the leukemia cell culture on which it was first tested + -citabine, nucleoside analog antiviral and anticancer drug suffix; see zalcitabine.]
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Future phase III trials comparing gemicitabine and docetaxel with gemcitabine and cisplatin would be required to demonstrate the superiority of one regimen over the other.