Tag: "docetaxel" at medical news
Hope For Patients With Prostate Cancer
... of the men were treated with the drug combination docetaxel
and estramustine while the other half was treated ...of death.Thus researchers say that this shows that docetaxel
can effectively treat [this type of] prostate cancer. Side effects include nausea, vomiting and infe...
Prostate cancer drug not found cost-effective
... area drug and therapeutic committees (ADTCs) that docetaxel
in combination with prednisolone is not recommended for use within NHS Scotland for the treatment of patients with metastatic hormone refractory prostate cancer (MHRPC)”. Source: BBC News....
New Treatment Found For Pancreatic Cancer
...h a high dosage of chemotherapy of gemcitabine and docetaxel
followed by a combination of gemcitabine and radiation. Half the tumors shrank after the treatment, according to reports, and in the case of one patient, the tumor disappeared altogether. Seventeen of the patients who were studied, later underwent an...
Treatment of Breast Cancer with Herceptin for Nine Weeks
...t cancer. The women included in the study received docetaxel
or vinorelbine and then FEC (5-fluorouracil, epiru...ults were reported as 91% of patients who received docetaxel
were free of cancer recurrence when compared to 86% patients who received vinorelbine. 89% of the ...
Trails to detect effective breast cancer drugs that reduces recurrences
...fter breast cancer surgery. The chemotherapy drugs docetaxel
(Taxotere) and vinorelbine (Navelbine) are tested ...irst 3 years of follow-up among women treated with docetaxel
when compared to those who received vinorelbine. But on the other hand it was found that docetaxe...
New Breast Cancer Drugs, Not For All
...r medicines in clinical trials. The two drugs were docetaxel
and paclitaxel. According to a study in which women were given a drug combination of docetaxel, it was found that 75% of women remained free of cancer compared with 68% on other drugs. The drugs were licensed for use in combination with other stand...
Cancer Research: Yet Another Milestone
...lass of widely-used chemotherapeutics (marketed as docetaxel
and paclitaxel) that prevent cancer cell growth by inhibiting microtubule breakdown and subsequent cell division.The researchers determined that txr1 promotes taxane resistance by suppressing the known anti-angiogenic and pro-apoptotic factor, thromb...
Tiny Sphere Of Nanoparticles Can Fight Cancer
... groups. Combining the FAK-silencing liposome with docetaxel
boosted tumour weight reduction to the 94-98 perce...iments with ovarian cancer cell lines resistant to docetaxel
and to the chemotherapy drug cisplatin. The FAK-silencing liposome and the liposome with chemother...
New Drug Promises Prolonged Survival in Prostate Cancer Patients
...o tumor proliferation. While other drugs such as docetaxel
have shown to benefit men with advanced prostate cancer, no other second-line therapy (a treatment given when an initial treatment (first-line therapy) does not work or stops working) to date has shown to prolong survival. Previous research publish...
New Drugs Shows Promise in Slowing the Progression of Prostate Cancer
... tumor proliferation. While other drugs such as docetaxel
have shown to benefit men with advanced prostate cancer, no other second-line therapy (a treatment given when an initial treatment (first-line therapy) does not work or stops working) to date has shown to prolong survival. Previous research publis...