Taxol

What is Taxol?

Taxol is a cancer medication that interferes with the growth of cancer cells and slows their growth and spread in the body. Taxol is mainly used to treat breast cancer.

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My mother was diagnosed with stage IV breast cancer which has metastasised to her ribs, pancreas and liver (in April 2011). She was prescribed...

doctor1 MD

Hi,

Thanks for writing.

Taxol (paclitaxel) is an extremely effective drug for breast cancer and is one of the mainstays of treatment in...

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Since chemotherapy (taxol) for breast cancer, I've experienced a tightening in my abdomen. It sometimes extends from my sides. I read something on...

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Dear,
very much possible after taxol terapy. With the passage of time these symtoms will go. You need not wory.
Dr. J. Ticku

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I am taking taxol for breast cancer, I am on my 3rd treatment, and I have a reddish discoloration on my knuckles of both hands. The area feels...

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I am a 60 yo Caucasian female with a feeling of burning/stinging pain in my lower legs from below the knee to feet as well as forearms and hands....

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I'm trying to decide between Taxol, Herceptin and Anastrazole treatment vs. TCh, Taxotere , Carboplatin , Herceptin. I'm not as concerned about...

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