Ixabepilone. Definition

Medical Definition: Ixabepilone

A drug used to treat metastatic breast cancer or locally advanced and has not improved after treatment with certain anticancer drugs. It is being studied for treating other cancers. Ixabepilone stops the growth of tumor cells by blocking cell division. A type of epothilone analog. Also called BMS-247550 and Ixempra.

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