Paclitaxel

What is Paclitaxel?

Paclitaxel is a mitotic inhibitor used in cancer chemotherapy. It is used to treat patients suffering from lung, ovarian and breast cancer. Paclitaxel stabilizes microtubules ,as a result interferes with the normal breakdown of cell division. It is used in Kaposi sarcoma. Regards Dr.Richa

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MY MOTHER HAD LUNG CANCER IN EXTENSIVE STAGE SHE HAD 6 ROUND OF cORBO+PACLITAXEL. AFTER CHEMO SHE HAD ABDOMEN SONOGROPHY FOUND mULTIPLE SMALL...

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Your mother is suffering from stage 4 lung cancer.THe median stage 4 non-small cell lung cancer life expectancy (the time at which 50% of patients...

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hi my aunt has stage 4 breast cancer metastasized in liver, lung and bone, she is going for a clinical trial similar to Herceptin (she is HER2 3+)...

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A stage 4 breast cancer patient should not be hurried with too. As her liver is diseased and so heavy chemo might not be possible.

But she...

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i had triple positive left Ca breast. was treated with A+C 4 cycles,herceptin(3cycles) paclitaxel (12 cycles),then lumpectomy,radiation and then...

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Chemotherapy may cause high blood sugar level depending upon drugs used.

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