Docetaxel is a cancer medication that interferes with the growth and spread of cancer cells in the body. Docetaxel is used to treat breast cancer, lung cancer, prostate cancer, stomach cancer, and head/neck cancer. Docetaxel may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Taxotere is an injection medication used to treat a variety of different cancers. Taxotere works by obstructing cancerous cells so that they are eventually destroyed.