Nab-paclitaxel (Abraxane®) is used to treat breast cancer that has spread to other parts of the body. It may be used in combination with another chemotherapy drug to treat:
- cancer of the pancreas that has spread to other parts of the body
- non-small cell lung cancer.
It may sometimes be used to treat other cancers.
Nab-paclitaxel is made up of the chemotherapy drug paclitaxel, which is combined with a protein called albumin.
It is best to read this information with our general information about chemotherapy and the type of cancer you have.