Intravenous and Regional Paclitaxel Formulations
Abstract: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.
Document Type: Review Article
Affiliations: Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Natural Products, The Hebrew University, School of Pharmacy-Faculty of Medicine, Jerusalem 91120, Israel.
Publication date: February 1, 2004
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