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PACLITAXEL is a chemotherapy drug. It targets fast dividing cells, like cancer cells, and causes these cells to die. This medicine is used to treat ovarian cancer, breast cancer, and other cancers. Compare microtubule inhibitors.
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What is Targeted Chemotherapy?

Dr. Sharon Orrange - November 05, 2015

This is where the treatment of cancer is going—along with the future of medicine. Targeted cancer therapies, also known as personalized medicine or precision medicine, are drugs that target a cancer’s specific genes, proteins, or the tissue environment that lead to the growth and spread of that cancer.
Confused? Here are ten facts to help you sort it out.

  1. With targeted chemotherapy we use information about people’s genes and proteins to prevent, diagnose and treat disease.
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