• What is the difference:Taxotore/ cytoxan - 4 treatments or adriamycin/ taxol/cytoxan - 16 treatments?

    Asked by Giraffe on Monday, January 21, 2013

    What is the difference:Taxotore/ cytoxan - 4 treatments or

    adriamycin/ taxol/cytoxan - 16 treatments?

    Does any one know this information?

    5 Answers from the Community

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    • nancyjac's Avatar

      I don't understand what your are asking. The difference is that that are 2 different drug regimens and one has 4 treatments and the other has 16.

      over 3 years ago
    • karen1956's Avatar

      Can you give more info.....chemo that is more frequent is often a different dosing than less treatments....Talk to your onc and ask the difference between chemos......how often are they given etc...

      over 3 years ago
    • JennyMiller's Avatar

      The difference most likely lies with the choice of your Oncologist for treatment of your type of cancer. I had 4 Treatments of Adriamycin/Cytoxan followed by 4 treatments of Taxol with 2 weeks between each treatment. My Oncologist prescribed this course of treatment followed by 35 Radiation Sessions. Since I have complete faith in her, I never questioned her in regards to alternate treatments. The actual difference between the two mentioned treatments would have to come from an Oncology Specialist. Don't be afraid to ask -- you should have all the facts -- after all, you are the one fighting this battle! Good Luck!

      over 3 years ago
    • cris' Avatar

      Hi, I agree with Jennymiller, I was diagnosed with Triple negative breast cancer, so my oncologist felt this course of treatment was for me: 4 treatments of (Adriamycin) followed by 12 treatments of (Taxol) I still have 4 treatments left. After only two treatments of (Adriamycin) my tumor already started to shrink. Ask alot of questions, best of luck to you!!!

      over 3 years ago
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      over 3 years ago

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