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Doxorubicin hydrochloride is approved for use with other drugs as adjuvant therapy for breast cancer that has spread to the lymph nodes, including cancer that is HER-2 positive or has spread after surgery.

In addition to the uses that have been approved by the FDA, doxorubicin hydrochloride is sometimes used alone or with other drugs to treat other types of cancer. The drug continues to be studied in the treatment of many types of cancer.
BIDMC scientists discover vulnerability that offers new strategy to combat triple-negative breast cancer

BIDMC scientists discover vulnerability that offers new strategy to combat triple-negative breast cancer

New project aims to improve efficiency of cytostatic drugs used in cancer treatment

New project aims to improve efficiency of cytostatic drugs used in cancer treatment

Timing of chemotherapy can have big effect on inflammation, study shows

Timing of chemotherapy can have big effect on inflammation, study shows

Chemotherapy-induced senescent cells promote side effects and cancer relapse

Chemotherapy-induced senescent cells promote side effects and cancer relapse

Researchers develop innovative method to manufacture biocompatible implantable microdevices

Researchers develop innovative method to manufacture biocompatible implantable microdevices

ESMO Asia 2016: Three studies present first data on rare sarcomas in Asian patients

ESMO Asia 2016: Three studies present first data on rare sarcomas in Asian patients

Japanese researchers discover that 2-aminobutyric acid can effectively raise antioxidant levels

Japanese researchers discover that 2-aminobutyric acid can effectively raise antioxidant levels

Antioxidant levels could be boosted with newly-found amino acid function

Antioxidant levels could be boosted with newly-found amino acid function

FDA approves new combo treatment for patients with advanced sarcomas

FDA approves new combo treatment for patients with advanced sarcomas

NUS researchers identify molecular switch that makes breast cancer cells more aggressive

NUS researchers identify molecular switch that makes breast cancer cells more aggressive

Heart problems from common cancer treatment can be alleviated by using gene therapy

Heart problems from common cancer treatment can be alleviated by using gene therapy

Scientists find new way to see where certain cancer drugs accumulate in the body

Scientists find new way to see where certain cancer drugs accumulate in the body

FDA approves new therapy for initial treatment of soft tissue sarcoma

FDA approves new therapy for initial treatment of soft tissue sarcoma

New type of nanoparticles can deliver chemotherapy efficiently to cancer cells

New type of nanoparticles can deliver chemotherapy efficiently to cancer cells

Research identifies potential treatment target for chemoresistant cancer cells

Research identifies potential treatment target for chemoresistant cancer cells

Multifunctional nanocapsules could enhance drug delivery to specific disease sites

Multifunctional nanocapsules could enhance drug delivery to specific disease sites

Nanoparticles shaped like rods and worms could effectively deliver drugs, research suggests

Nanoparticles shaped like rods and worms could effectively deliver drugs, research suggests

Researchers identify higher risk of early chemotherapy-related death in older patients with DLBCL

Researchers identify higher risk of early chemotherapy-related death in older patients with DLBCL

Edible ginger-derived nano-lipids could effectively deliver drugs for treating colon cancer

Edible ginger-derived nano-lipids could effectively deliver drugs for treating colon cancer

Nebivolol treatment may protect against antracycline-induced cardiotoxicity in breast cancer patients

Nebivolol treatment may protect against antracycline-induced cardiotoxicity in breast cancer patients