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Gemcitabine is the active ingredient in a drug that is used to treat pancreatic cancer that is advanced or has spread. It is also used together with other drugs to treat breast cancer that has spread, advanced ovarian cancer, and non-small cell lung cancer that is advanced or has spread. It is also being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer. Gemcitabine blocks the cell from making DNA and may kill cancer cells. It is a type of antimetabolite
Gemcitabine/paclitaxel combination helps breast cancer patients live longer

Gemcitabine/paclitaxel combination helps breast cancer patients live longer

Only half of gemcitabine dose may be activated in cancer patients

Only half of gemcitabine dose may be activated in cancer patients

Gemcitabine may help breast cancer patients with advanced disease live longer

Gemcitabine may help breast cancer patients with advanced disease live longer

New developments in the treatment of pancreatic cancer

New developments in the treatment of pancreatic cancer