protein-bound paclitaxel

protein-bound paclitaxel
A drug used to treat breast cancer that has spread or that has come back within 6 months after chemotherapy. It is also being studied in the treatment of newly diagnosed breast cancer and other types of cancer. Protein-bound paclitaxel belongs to the family of drugs called mitotic inhibitors. Also called nanoparticle paclitaxel, Paclitaxel (albumin-stabilized nanoparticle formulation), Abraxane, and ABI-007.

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