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This analysis includes mbc patients treated with single-agent nab-paclitaxel at the Ottawa Hospital Cancer Centre between June and December It is this drug entrapment phenomenon that partly explains why giving higher doses of solvent-based paclitaxel does not result in improved clinical efficacy Steroid p was not required before administration of therapy.

For women with metastatic breast cancer mbctaxanes 1 are an established treatment option, both as monotherapy and in combination 23. Pharmacological effects of formulation vehicles: Every 3 weeks q3w.

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Treatment was initially given in a qw schedule and switched to a q3w schedule in 1 patient 2. Significantly longer progression-free survival with nab-paclitaxel compared with docetaxel as first-line therapy for metastatic breast cancer. In this group, mean age was 57 years range: Find articles by N.


Find articles by G. That trial will evaluate the relationships of sparc overexpression and of changes in blood levels of caveolin 1 with progression-free survival and secondary endpoints of response during treatment. Survival curves for patients receiving weekly Q-weekly and everyweeks Q3-weekly nab-paclitaxel.

Regardless of the schedule of administration, women who experienced clinical benefit from nab-paclitaxel lived significantly longer than those who did not achieve clinical benefit [ Nab-paclitaxel is abraxxane solvent-free, taxane-based chemotherapy approved for the treatment of metastatic breast cancer mbc.

Most patients also had several sites of metastases Failure of higher-dose paclitaxel to improve outcome in patients with metastatic breast cancer: Copyright Multimed Inc. Methods Women with mbc treated with single-agent nab-paclitaxel between June and December were included in this analysis.

Phase ii trial of nab-paclitaxel compared with docetaxel as first-line chemotherapy in patients with metastatic breast cancer: Studies of peripheral sensory nerves in paclitaxel-induced painful peripheral neuropathy: Regardless of dosing schedule, women experiencing clinical benefit lived significantly longer than those not experiencing a benefit Articles from Current Oncology are provided here courtesy of Multimed Inc.

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Nab-paclitaxel treatment was given to 20 patients Importantly, nab-paclitaxel has demonstrated limited taxane cross-resistance. Those observations suggest that nab-paclitaxel may provide long-term disease control in the difficult-to-treat taxane-refractory mbc population.

Radiologic and clinical assessments were performed at the discretion of the treating physician. Our clinical experience demonstrates that most women treated with nab-paclitaxel experienced some clinical benefit. This study reports clinical benefit and toxicities experienced by women with mbc treated with nab-paclitaxel at the Ottawa Hospital Cancer Centre.


Clinical benefit was defined as partial or complete response or stable disease by clinical or radiologic evaluation, or both at 6 months or more. Albumin-bound paclitaxel ab-pac versus docetaxel for first-line treatment of metastatic breast cancer mbc: Nab-paclitaxel was well tolerated, with the primary toxicity being mild sensory neuropathy. Association between patient reported outcomes and quantitative sensory tests for measuring long-term neurotoxicity in breast cancer survivors treated with adjuvant paclitaxel chemotherapy.

A partial response to nab-paclitaxel therapy was seen in 4 patients 9.

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J Natl Cancer Inst. These synthetic solvents are associated with the development of acute hypersensitivity reactions and abarxane neuropathy 4 and so require premedication with corticosteroids, antihistamines, and H 2 a ntagonists Taxotere P I: Clinical outcomes data in patients with metastatic breast cancer receiving nab-paclitaxel on a weekly qw and everyweeks q3w schedule. Traditional solvent-based taxanes have been shown to be beneficial in the treatment of mbc.