New chemotherapeutic agents for breast cancer.

  title={New chemotherapeutic agents for breast cancer.},
  author={Jeffrey Abrams and Timothy David Moore and Marc A Friedman},
  volume={74 3 Suppl},
The drug discovery programs of the National Cancer Institute and the pharmaceutical industry recently have provided oncologists with a wide array of new chemotherapeutic agents that have considerable potential for breast cancer treatment. Foremost among these new agents are the taxanes, of which paclitaxel and docetaxel, the only members of this class currently in clinical use, have been associated with impressive response rates in patients with metastatic disease. Importantly, they display… CONTINUE READING


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