Definitions for "Taxanes"
A class of chemotherapeutic agents including paclitaxel and docetaxel.
A class of antitumor agents derived directly or semisynthetically from Taxus brevifolius, the Pacific yew; examples include paclitaxel and docetaxel.
Taxanes are a group of chemotherapy drugs that includes paclitaxel (Taxol) and docetaxel (Taxotere). These drugs are used to prevent the growth of cancer cells.