Which medications in the drug class Antineoplastics, Antimicrotubular (Taxanes) are used in the treatment of Gastric Cancer?

Updated: May 21, 2019
  • Author: Elwyn C Cabebe, MD; Chief Editor: N Joseph Espat, MD, MS, FACS  more...
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Antineoplastics, Antimicrotubular (Taxanes)

Antimicrotubular agents inhibit cell growth and proliferation.

Paclitaxel

Taxanes alone or in combination with other agents have demonstrated efficacy in the treatment of hormone-refractory prostate cancer. Mechanisms of action are tubulin polymerization and microtubule stabilization.


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