What is Abraxane?

Protein-bound paclitaxel is an injectable formulation of paclitaxel, a mitotic inhibitor drug used in the treatment of breast cancer, lung cancer and pancreatic cancer. In this formulation, paclitaxel is bonded to albumin as a delivery vehicle. It is sometimes called nab-paclitaxel (with the "nab" syllable derived from "nanoparticle albumin–bound"). It is sold in the United States under the trade name Abraxane.

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My wife had a Whipple operation on the 19. of Februry, last year, 2013. She received chemo therapy of the types Fluorouracil and Calciumfolinat...

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Pancreatic cancer is a bad disease...

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My mother suffered several ischemic strokes over the past 5 days. They have not detected anything in the heart or arteries and are assuming...

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I have noted your mother's symptoms and agree that hyper coagulability due to cancer could be the cause of...

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My mother is a stage IV colon cancer patient with metastases in liver and two retroperitoneal lymph nodes involved. Her GGT went from 48 on 21...

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Stage iv colonic cancer with distant metastases has very poor prognosis. Beyond a certain degree of spread palliation...

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