News tagged with chemotherapy drugs

Overcoming taxane resistance in cancer

Taxanes, a group of cancer drugs that includes paclitaxel (Taxol®) and docetaxel (Taxotere®), have become front-line therapy for a variety of metastatic cancers. But as with many chemotherapy agents, resistance can develop, ...

dateJan 26, 2010 in Cancer
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Novel drug combo improves breast cancer survival

(AP) -- Some women with very advanced breast cancer may have a new treatment option. A combination of two drugs that more precisely target tumors significantly extended the lives of women who had stopped responding to other ...

dateDec 11, 2009 in Cancer
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