C&EN – Platinum drugs for cancer preview

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2018 marks 40 years since the FDA first approved cisplatin, a platinum-containing drug to treat cancer. This month’s edition of Periodic Graphics in Chemical & Engineering News looks at how it works and some of the other platinum-containing drugs that followed. Click through to see the full version of the graphic on the C&EN site.

For further detail on how chemists are fighting cancer resistance to platinum cancer drugs, check out this Chemunicate graphic.