[ păk′lĭ-tăk′səl ]
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An anticancer drug derived from the bark of the Pacific yew tree and used to treat ovarian and breast cancer that has not responded to prior therapy.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
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