Paclitaxel is a chemotherapy drug used to treat various cancers, including soft-tissue sarcomas.
• Administered intravenously, typically in a hospital setting or chemotherapy day unit.
• A multidisciplinary team, including a cancer doctor, chemotherapy nurse, and specialist pharmacist, oversees the administration.
• May be combined with other cancer drugs.
• Treatment involves several cycles over a few months, with blood tests conducted before each session to ensure safe blood cell levels.