Chemotherapy - Antimetabolite
||Gemzar (gemcitabine) is converted in cells to difluorodeoxycytidine di- and triphosphate (dFdCDP, dFdCTP), which act to inhibit ribonucleoside reductase and as a deoxynucleotide analog respectively, resulting in DNA strand termination and apoptosis (NCI Drug Dictionary).
Chemotherapy - Platinum
||Eloxatin (oxaliplatin) is comprised of a platinum complex, which causes DNA-platinum cross-links, inhibition of DNA replication and transcription, and cell toxicity (NCI Drug Dictionary). Eloxatin (oxaliplatin) is FDA approved for colorectal cancer (FDA.gov).