Cutaneous Side Effects of Docetaxel

  title={Cutaneous Side Effects of Docetaxel},
  author={Nh Shear},
  • Nh Shear
  • Published 1995
  • Medicine
  • Docetaxel is a promising new taxane for the treatment of solid tumors, especially ovarian cancer. Early trials, however, found that therapy could be limited by cutaneous side effects. In this study, all patients enrolled in a phase I trial of docetaxel for ovarian cancer were followed prospectively to document skin involvement. Nineteen of 27 evaluable courses (70%) of docetaxel were associated with a skin reaction 2 to 4 days … 

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