Taxol

The following drug information is obtained from various newswires, published medical journal articles, and medical conference presentations.

Approval Status:

Approved August 1997

Specific Treatments:

Kaposi's Sarcoma

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General Information

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Bristol-Myers Squibb's cancer drug Taxol for the treatment of AIDS-related Kaposi's Sarcoma. Taxol therapy reduces the size of patients' tumors and diminishes their symptoms and pain. Taxol helped a majority of patients who had failed other therapies.