Kristin Knight, MS | Authors

Hearing Loss in Pediatric Cancer Survivors Treated With Cisplatin

April 01, 2008

Cisplatin is effective in treating several types of childhood cancers (eg, CNS tumors, osteosarcoma, hepatoblastoma, neuroblastoma, germ cell tumors). It is the most ototoxic drug used clinically, and hearing loss is a well-recognized toxicity of cisplatin therapy.