Chemotherapy - Platinum
||Paraplatin (carboplatin) is a second-generation platinum compound and is activated intracellularly to form reactive platinum complexes that cross link DNA with DNA and with proteins. This induces apoptosis and inhibits cell growth (NCI Drug Dictionary).
||Vectibix (panitumumab) is a monoclonal antibody directed against EGFR, which inhibits cell proliferation and induces apoptosis (PMID: 18998757). Vectibix (panitumumab) is FDA approved for metastatic colorectal cancer patients with wild-type KRAS and NRAS (FDA.gov).
Chemotherapy - Taxane
||Abraxane (nab-paclitaxel) is an albumin-stablized version of paclitaxel, which binds microtubules and prevents depolymerization, resulting in decreased cell motility and division (NCI Drug Dictionary).