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New clinical trial – Abraxane and carboplatin as first-line treatment for triple negative metastatic breast cancer

Duke University and Abraxis Bioscience recently started a phase II clinical trial involving Abraxane (nanoparticle albumin-bound paclitaxel), now registered in the Clinicaltrials.gov database under reference NCT01207102. The primary objective of the trial is to statistically test whether Abraxane and carboplatin can improve progression-free survival as first-line treatment for “triple negative” (no expression for estrogen, progesterone, or HER2 receptors) metastatic breast cancer. The study is not yet open for participant recruitment.

[[[ Additional links suggested by Nanocolors :

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