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Paclitaxel and Prostate Cancer Chemotherapy


Paclitaxel is chemotherapy drug classified with the taxane group and used in the treatment of advanced prostate cancer and recurrent prostate cancer. Paclitaxel works by stiffening the microtubules that make up the inner „skeleton‰ of a cell. Once the microtubules are locked into place, the cells, which require malleability to divide successfully, crumble and die during cell division.

 

 



 
 

 
 
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