Why would this drug be used?
Thiotepa is used to treat lymphoma and cancers of the breast, ovary, bladder, and other cancer types. It may also be used to control the fluid that can build up in body spaces (such as the abdomen) where cancer has spread.
How does this drug work?
Thiotepa belongs to a group of chemotherapy drugs called alkylating agents. It slows or stops cancer cells from growing, causing them to die.