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If you have ovarian cancer, breast cancer, Hodgkin's disease, or certain other types of cancer, you may receive thiotepa. This prescription drug works by interrupting the multiplication process of cancer cells. It is approved only for use in adults. However, there may be times when it is prescribed to treat cancer in children, although this is an unapproved thiotepa use.
- Breast cancer
- Ovarian cancer (cancer of the ovaries)
- Superficial bladder cancer (cancer that is confined to the lining of the bladder)
- Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
- Hodgkin's disease (also known as Hodgkin's lymphoma).