Taxane allergies

Chemotherapy-induced hair loss is one of the most devastating effects of cancer treatment. Scalp cooling can help--so why isnt it more widely used Test of Two Taxanes Shows Clear Winner in Breast Cancer Nab-paclitaxel neoadjuvant therapy led to higher response rate for early-stage disease

1. Clin Rev Allergy Immunol. 2003 Jun24(3):253-62. Hypersensitivity reactions to chemotherapeutic drugs. Shepherd GM(1). Author information: (1)Weill

Paclitaxel is a medication used treat a number of types of cancer including: ovarian cancer, breast cancer, lung cancer and pancreatic cancer among others. It and A penicillin drug reaction is an adverse drug reaction associated with the use of penicillin. Common adverse drug reactions (1 of patients) associated with use of 1. Ann Oncol. 2012 Sep23 Suppl 10:x313-9. Prevention and handling of acute allergic and infusion reactions in oncology. Joerger M(1). Author information

Scalp Cooling for Prevention of Chemotherapy-Induced Hair

The taxanes,(Taxol) and(Taxotere), are anti-microtubulin drugs that have a broad range of antitumor activity. Both drugs have the potential to induce pulmonary injury GLORIA Module 11: Drug Allergy (Part 2) Clinical Management of Drug Allergy an educational program of Updated: June 2011 Learning Objectives Understand the

Table 1. Studies evaluating the role of different anthracycline and taxane sequences in the adjuvant treatment of breast cancer First author 8292014018332Single-Agent Taxane Not Recommended for Breast Cancer CME. News Author: Nick Mulcahy CME Author: Laurie Barclay, MD. CME Released: 08292014