Cons of treating with Taxotere?


Question from Julie: You said in response to an earlier question that you hardly ever give Taxotere. Is there a reason why?
Answers - Eric Winer, M.D. I rarely give Taxotere because it has more side effects than Taxol and has not been shown in appropriate trials to be superior.

On Wednesday, December 15, 2010, our Ask-the-Expert Online Conference was called Updates from the 2010 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium. Eric Winer, M.D. and Marisa Weiss, M.D. answered your questions about the latest updates on breast cancer risk, screening, and treatment in early and metastatic breast cancer.

The materials presented in these conferences do not necessarily reflect the views of Breastcancer.org. A qualified healthcare professional should be consulted before using any therapeutic product or regimen discussed. All readers should verify all information and data before employing any therapies described here.

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