Breaching the Barriers of Chemotherapeutics for Breast Cancer with Alternative Medicine


  • Division of Biomedical and Life-Science, School of Science, Navrachana University, Vadodara − 391410, Gujarat
  • Division of Biomedical and Life-Science, School of Science, Navrachana University, Vadodara − 391410, Gujarat
  • School of Science, Navrachana University, Vadodara − 391410, Gujarat
  • Division of Biomedical and Life-Science, School of Science, Navrachana University, Vadodara − 391410, Gujarat
  • Division of Biomedical and Life-Science, School of Science, Navrachana University, Vadodara − 391410, Gujarat



Alternative Therapy, Breast Cancer Therapy, Chemotherapeutics


Breast cancer is one of the most prevalent forms of cancers in women around the world. Owing to its biochemical variation and complexity, treatment with chemotherapy and/or radiotherapy is very complicated and often results in adverse side effects. This article reviews the widely practiced chemotherapeutic drugs, their modes of actions and side effects. The several breast cancer therapeutic approaches based on medicinal plants, hormones, nutritional supplements and/or some advanced drug delivery systems that may lead to faster recovery are also reviewed.


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Upadhyay, K., Patel, F., Ramachandran, A. V., Robin, E., & Baxi, D. (2021). Breaching the Barriers of Chemotherapeutics for Breast Cancer with Alternative Medicine. Journal of Endocrinology and Reproduction, 25(1), 23–35.



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