Intravenous and Regional Paclitaxel Formulations

Author(s): Rajendra Pawar, Ariella Shikanov, Boris Vaisman, Abraham J. Domb

Journal Name: Current Medicinal Chemistry

Volume 11 , Issue 4 , 2004

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Paclitaxel has been proven to be effective against different types of cancer. A delivery system loaded with paclitaxel at tumor site should provide a high local concentration of the drug detrimental to malignant cells, which prevents the re-growth and metastasis of tumor. In this review, paclitaxel formulations for systemic and for intratumoral administration are discussed.

Keywords: paclitaxel, delivery systems, polymers, intratumoral delivery, formulations

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Year: 2004
Published on: 01 March, 2012
Page: [397 - 402]
Pages: 6
DOI: 10.2174/0929867043455981
Price: $65

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