Many active cytotoxic agents exist for breast cancer therapy, and numerous combination chemotherapy regimens are derived from them.
Gemcitabine is a chemotherapy drug used to treat breast cancer. Gemcitabine is usually used in combination with another chemotherapy drug, either carboplatin or paclitaxel (Taxol). Like any treatment, gemcitabine chemotherapy can cause side effects.
This meta-analysis was designed to compare the efficacy and safety of gemcitabine-based regimens for the treatment advanced breast cancer.
Read about the use of the chemotherapy drug Gemcitabine (Gemzar) for patients with breast cancer.