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  • n. A particular drug used in chemotherapy.

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Examples

  • But the Food and Drug Administration approved the use of a new drug last year called docetaxel (marketed as Taxotere), for treating advanced prostate cancer.

    The Coming Cancer Boom

  • Jevtana presents an alternative treatment option for patients who have exhausted all treatments available and whose condition has deteriorated during or after treatment with the drug docetaxel, which is used to fight the tumors in the advanced stage.

    The Money Times

  • It is an alternative treatment option for patients who have exhausted all treatments available and whose condition has deteriorated during or after treatment with the drug docetaxel, which is used to fight the tumors in the advanced stage.

    The Money Times

  • For our Phase IIb trial we are combining bavituximab with docetaxel, which is supported by the positive data using the same combination in our signal seeking refractory breast cancer trial.

    SeekingAlpha.com: Home Page

  • The company said the combination of bavituximab and Taxotere, which is also called docetaxel, warrants further study.

    Rocky Mount Telegram - Business

  • "Our approach to delivering taxanes such as docetaxel differs from most in that we make the drug more hydrophobic thereby allowing the nanoparticle-incorporated prodrug to circulate in the blood for days after injection," said Dr. Lawrence Mayer, president and head of research of Celator Pharmaceuticals.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • The infusion time for eribulin mesylate is relatively short when compared to taxanes, such as docetaxel which has an infusion time of one hour (every three weeks).

    THE MEDICAL NEWS

  • "On October 21, the Company announced positive results from its phase II trial evaluating bavituximab in combination with Taxotere, also known as docetaxel, in patients with advanced breast cancer.

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  • In the second study, which was done in Germany, 1,948 patients were randomized to receive epirubicin and cyclophosphamide (Cytoxan) followed by docetaxel (Taxotere), with or without bevacizumab (Avastin).

    Susan M. Love: Avastin -- Back in the News

  • They were then randomized to receive additional treatment with the chemotherapy drug docetaxel and Zactima or docetaxel and a placebo, a fake pill.

    AstraZeneca Drug Slows Lung-Cancer Growth

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