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Docetaxel (Taxotere, Docefrez) is a medication prescribed primarily for the treatment of breast cancer. Docetaxel is also a second-line treatment for patients with non-small cell lung cancer, prostrate cancer, gastric adenocarcinoma, and squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck. Side effects, drug interactions, and dosing information should be reviewed prior to receiving this medication.

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  • Docefrez
  • Taxotere