What are the chemotherapy regimens used to treat breast cancer?

Updated: Feb 04, 2021
  • Author: Pavani Chalasani, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: John V Kiluk, MD, FACS  more...
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Hormone therapy and chemotherapy are the 2 main interventions for treating metastatic breast cancer. Common chemotherapeutic regimens include the following:

  • Docetaxel
  • Cyclophosphamide
  • Doxorubicin
  • Carboplatin
  • Methotrexate
  • Trastuzumab

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