Carmustine Research Paper

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Luckily, people have found many cures for all types of cancer. Amazingly, there are over two hundred cures discovered in the past thousands of years (News Medical Life Sciences). As well, there are categories of cancer treatments, and a popular one is chemotherapy. According to, chemotherapy is, “the treatment of disease by means of chemicals that have a specific toxic effect upon the disease-producing microorganisms of that selectively destroy cancerous tissue” ( In other words, chemotherapy is used with chemicals to treat diseases. Some examples include Carboplatin, Cisplatin, and Cyclophosphamide. One common example is a drug called Carmustine.

Carmustine is an FDA approved drug that treats many problems,
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The chemical name is commonly called Carmustine, but also can be called, named, or referred by 1,3-bis(2-chloroethyl)-1-nitrosourea (PubChem). The chemical found in Carmustine is bis-chloroethyl…show more content…
In an experiment, physical changes and chemical changes occur. A physical change changes the visible appearance, without changing the composition of the material, and examples include as boiling, melting, cutting, and dissolving. On the other hand, chemical change changes where a new form of matter is formed and is irreversible, such as rusting, burning, decomposition, and cooking. Although no example of chemical change was given by any source, there is one example of physical change. A physical change with Carmustine is decomposition, according to The Cytotoxics Handbook (Allwood, Stanley, and Wright 282).

There are many properties of this matter that can be tested in various different ways. Physical property can be observed and measured without changing the material’s composition. On the other hand, chemical property can only be observed by changing the composition of the material. The chemical and physical properties were inserted in a table, given by

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