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Platinum containing medications
(drug) is a medication that detoxifies reactive metabolites and scavenges free radicals, and can therefore be used to prevent the nephrotoxicity of cisplatin and carboplatin.
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A 25-year-old man comes to the office because of difficulty hearing. He is a professional cyclist, and a month ago he came to the office because of pain in the groin for a month. He said the pain was constant and has a "dragging" quality. Examination showed that he had an enlarged left testicle, with a firm, solid, mass patient undergoes inguinal orchiectomy, and histopathology shows that he had testicular cancer. He then underwent chemotherapy for treatment. Which of the following chemotherapeutic agents is most likely responsible for this difficulty in hearing?