Targeted Chemo for Breast Cancer

Targeted Chemo for Breast Cancer

There are 1 comment on the Time story from Dec 24, 2012, titled Targeted Chemo for Breast Cancer. In it, Time reports that:

It might not seem like good news. A paper in this week's New England Journal of Medicine shows that one of the most common breast cancer chemotherapy drugs doesn't work for probably half the women taking it.

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Austin, TX

#1 Jan 14, 2013
Paclitaxel and Abraxane therapy has been shown to not be given to "patients with metastatic breast cancer who have baseline neutrophil counts of less than 1,500 cells/mm3." This is because of neutropenia and possibility of infection.

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