Equine Health Update Issue 1 Volume 16 - Page 28

For horses that were treated with cisplatin beads, 60% of animals with MC-SCC were cured after 2 years (Hewes and Sullins 2006). In general, 3 applications of cisplatin beads at one month intervals are recommended for treatment of MC-SCC (Hewes and Sullins 2009). These data suggest that both forms of cisplatin are effective adjunctive therapies for treatment of MC-SCC, with most treatments performed after surgical debulking. Overall, cisplatin success rat \