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Taxoids are agents which promote the uncontrolled formation of microtubules and so inhibit mitosis in malignant and normal cells.

Taxoids are second line chemotherapeutic agents in the treatment of:

  • ovarian carcinoma
  • breast carcinoma

Taxoids available include:

  • paclitaxel
  • docetaxel

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