Taxol for Lung Cancer
- Ovarian cancer
- Node-positive breast cancer
- Metastatic breast cancer
- Recurrent breast cancer
- AIDS-related Kaposi's sarcoma
- Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).
When treating lung cancer, Taxol is often combined with another drug called cisplatin. The combination of these medications is specifically targeted to treat NSCLC that is not likely to be cured by surgery or radiation.
(Click Taxol Uses for more information. This article lists more uses for the drug, explains if it can be used in children, and gives an overview of how it works.)