Combination of taxanes and anthracyclines in first-line chemotherapy of metastatic breast cancer: an interim report.

@article{Friedrichs2002CombinationOT,
  title={Combination of taxanes and anthracyclines in first-line chemotherapy of metastatic breast cancer: an interim report.},
  author={K. O. Friedrichs and Fritz H{\"o}lzel and F. J{\"a}nicke},
  journal={European journal of cancer},
  year={2002},
  volume={38 13},
  pages={1730-8}
}
Anthracyclines and taxanes are among the most effective agents in the treatment of advanced breast cancer, refractory or non-responsive to endocrine manipulation. Several recently published phase III studies have addressed the role of these compounds in combination compared with established chemotherapy regimens. This report considering a total of 4244 patients evaluates the data of those trials with respect to the efficacy and toxicity of the treatment regimens. Currently, evidence is growing… CONTINUE READING

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