Why It Is Used
Docetaxel damages structures involved in cell division, which stops the growth of cancer cells. It may be used to treat cancers such as breast cancer, non-small cell lung cancer, prostate cancer, head and neck cancer, and stomach cancer.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: September 12, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Reference Michael Seth Rabin, MD - Medical Oncology