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How does Taxol (paclitaxel) treat cancer?
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Dr. Mitchell Kamrava
Radiation Oncology
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In brief: Inhibits division
Taxol (paclitaxel) is a chemotherapy drug that inhibits microtubules.
This ends up inhibiting cell replication thereby making it difficult for cancer cells to continue dividing.

In brief: Inhibits division
Taxol (paclitaxel) is a chemotherapy drug that inhibits microtubules.
This ends up inhibiting cell replication thereby making it difficult for cancer cells to continue dividing.
Dr. Mitchell Kamrava
Dr. Mitchell Kamrava
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Dr. Morton Levitt
Pathology
In brief: Taxol (paclitaxel) and Cancer
Taxol (paclitaxel) blocks certain chemical receptors that bind to estrogens, which some breast cancers need to grow.
By blocking the estrogen, the cancer cells are not stimulated to grow.

In brief: Taxol (paclitaxel) and Cancer
Taxol (paclitaxel) blocks certain chemical receptors that bind to estrogens, which some breast cancers need to grow.
By blocking the estrogen, the cancer cells are not stimulated to grow.
Dr. Morton Levitt
Dr. Morton Levitt
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