Abraxane. Definition

Medical Definition: Abraxane

A drug used to treat breast cancer (breast) that has spread or recurred within six months after chemotherapy. Is also being studied for the treatment of newly diagnosed breast cancer and other cancers. Abraxane is a type of mitotic inhibitor. Also called ABI-007, formulation of paclitaxel stabilized by albumin attached to a nanoparticle, nanoparticle paclitaxel, and paclitaxel protein-bound.

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