Author | Cindy Gu, MD

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Paclitaxel and Vinorelbine in Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer

October 02, 1997

Paclitaxel (Taxol) and vinorelbine (Navelbine) are both microtubule toxins but with opposite mechanisms of action. Paclitaxel promotes the assembly of microtubules, whereas vinorelbine prevents microtuble assembly.