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With cancer patients, is navelbine (vinorelbine) something that kills cancer cells?
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Also called by its
Generic name, vinorelbine, it is a mitotic spindle inhibitor, and the new "v" drug added in the 1990's.
It enjoys a prominent role in nsclc lung cancer treatment in canada and some european countires (france, italy), but not used commonly in us. Now Pemetrexed dominant in most adenocarcinoma, free-for all in squamous. Data using nav in post op (anita trial) reliable. Paclitaxel dominant usa.

In brief: Also called by its
Generic name, vinorelbine, it is a mitotic spindle inhibitor, and the new "v" drug added in the 1990's.
It enjoys a prominent role in nsclc lung cancer treatment in canada and some european countires (france, italy), but not used commonly in us. Now Pemetrexed dominant in most adenocarcinoma, free-for all in squamous. Data using nav in post op (anita trial) reliable. Paclitaxel dominant usa.
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
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Dr. Raymundo Romero
Internal Medicine - Oncology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: YES
It works by not allowing cancer to divide. Its indicated as a single agent or in combination for lung cancer. It has been used (off label) in breast and ovarian cancers as well.

In brief: YES
It works by not allowing cancer to divide. Its indicated as a single agent or in combination for lung cancer. It has been used (off label) in breast and ovarian cancers as well.
Dr. Raymundo Romero
Dr. Raymundo Romero
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