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  • n. A semisynthetic derivative of a natural taxoid, used to treat prostate cancer.


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  • About half received cabazitaxel, which is given intravenously every three weeks.

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  • In a large study, men given the experimental drug, called cabazitaxel, lived an average of just over 15 months, while those given standard chemotherapy lived an average of nearly 13 months.

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  • A further drug, cabazitaxel Jevtana was rejected by Nice in January because of concerns about side-effects.

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  • Jevtana® cabazitaxel in the U.S. were euro 41 million.

  • "Therefore the committee concluded that cabazitaxel would not be a cost-effective use of limited NHS resources."

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  • It is disappointing to see that Nice does not believe that cabazitaxel is a treatment it can recommend at this stage.

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  • Although cabazitaxel has been shown to be effective, it is also associated with a number of adverse events.

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  • The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (Nice) said cabazitaxel (Jevtana), in combination with prednisone or prednisolone was not cost-effective as a second line treatment after hormone therapy.

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  • The pump appears to be unable to recognize cabazitaxel, enabling the drug to enter and effectively kill the prostate cancer cells, he says.

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  • Men given cabazitaxel also remained cancer-free for a longer period of time. fever accompanied by declines in white blood cell counts; it affected 7. 5% of men.

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