Taxotere is the brand name of a drug called docetaxel. This drug interferes with the growth of cancer cells, and it is used to treat breast cancer. It may be used in combination with other drugs, including XELODA.
Generic name, docetaxel. Drug used to treat metastatic breast cancer in patients who have not responded well to standard chemotherapy. Taxotere inhibits the division of breast cancer cells by acting on the cells’ internal skeletons.