What is Chemotherapy?
It's a form of cancer treatment that uses chemical substances to kill fast growing cells in your body
Types of chemotherapy drugs
- Taxol - Abraxane - Taxotere - Adriamycin - Epirubicin
These drugs can be used alone or combined to meet the needs of the patient
Plant alkaloid that stops the mechanisms in cancerous cells (microtubules) from dividing, which leads to the cells dying.
Same mechanism as Taxol, only its main use is for patients whose breast cancer has returned or matastasized within 6mo of any type of chemotherapy.