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Taxol is a drug used to treat breast cancer, ovarian cancer, and AIDS-related Kaposi sarcoma. It is also used together with another drug to treat non-small cell lung cancer. Taxol is also being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer. It blocks cell growth by stopping cell division and may kill cancer cells. It is a type of antimitotic agent. Also called paclitaxel.
Brain metastases hijack neuron-supporting cells to resist chemotherapy

Brain metastases hijack neuron-supporting cells to resist chemotherapy

FDA grants Oasmia's Paclical orphan drug designation for ovarian cancer in U.S.

FDA grants Oasmia's Paclical orphan drug designation for ovarian cancer in U.S.

Santaris Pharma releases positive data on LNA-based survivin inhibitor

Santaris Pharma releases positive data on LNA-based survivin inhibitor

neuMirRx issued U.S. patent for "methods for enhancing solubility of compounds

neuMirRx issued U.S. patent for "methods for enhancing solubility of compounds

Nanotubes detect tumors and deliver high-potency punch

Nanotubes detect tumors and deliver high-potency punch

Scientists synthesize promising anti-cancer product from marine algae

Scientists synthesize promising anti-cancer product from marine algae

Stanford develop method to overcome multiple drug resistant diseases

Stanford develop method to overcome multiple drug resistant diseases

Sngle-walled carbon nanotubes used as cancer drug delivery vehicles

Sngle-walled carbon nanotubes used as cancer drug delivery vehicles

Researchers show how new chemotherapy drugs kill cancerous tumors

Researchers show how new chemotherapy drugs kill cancerous tumors

Paclitaxel Poliglumex/Capecitabine regimen well tolerated and active in metastatic breast cancer

Paclitaxel Poliglumex/Capecitabine regimen well tolerated and active in metastatic breast cancer

Spectrum Pharmaceuticals to present data on Ortataxel in breast cancer at major oncology meeting

Spectrum Pharmaceuticals to present data on Ortataxel in breast cancer at major oncology meeting

New key mechanism in cell division discovered

New key mechanism in cell division discovered

Wild Mediterranean plant provides potential anticancer medicines

Wild Mediterranean plant provides potential anticancer medicines

Mitosis gets harder thanks to new gene discovery

Mitosis gets harder thanks to new gene discovery

Barr Pharmaceuticals receives approval for generic Taxol injection

Barr Pharmaceuticals receives approval for generic Taxol injection

Cardiac effects associated with breast cancer treatment appear lower with dose-dense chemotherapy

Cardiac effects associated with breast cancer treatment appear lower with dose-dense chemotherapy

Cardiac effects associated with breast cancer treatment appear lower

Cardiac effects associated with breast cancer treatment appear lower

Researchers unravel mystery of cell division

Researchers unravel mystery of cell division

Synthesis of natural molecule could lead to better anti-cancer drugs

Synthesis of natural molecule could lead to better anti-cancer drugs

Study shows that antiangiogenic agent delays progression of advanced breast cancer

Study shows that antiangiogenic agent delays progression of advanced breast cancer