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How do medications treat gallbladder cancer?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Medications used to treat gallbladder cancer include oxaliplatin and docetaxel.These chemotherapeutic agents work by selectively targeting rapidly dividing cells. Docetaxel preferentially affects cells that are in the M phase of the cell cycle, when cell division actually occurs. Oxaliplatin works by targeting DNA synthesis.

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