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Paclitaxel Protein-bound (Injection)

Treats cancer, including cancer of the breast, lung, or pancreas.

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Paclitaxel protein-bound injection is used to treat metastatic breast cancer (cancer that has already spread) after other treatments have failed. It is used together with carboplatin, a cancer medicine, to treat advanced or metastatic non-small cell lung cancer in patients who cannot receive radiation therapy or have surgery. Paclitaxel protein-bound is used together with gemcitabine, a cancer… Read more
Brand names include
Abraxane
Drug classes About this
Antineoplastic Agent

What works? Research summarized

Evidence reviews

The clinical efficacy of cytotoxic agents in locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer patients pretreated with an anthracycline and a taxane: a systematic review

The review found that evidence was extremely limited on the efficacy of chemotherapy regimens currently available in Europe for women with locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer previously treated with a taxane and anthracycline. Although there was some possibility that foreign language studies were missed, the review was well conducted in most respects and the authors’ cautious conclusions appear reliable.

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