medical Definition of cross-resistance
- The history of drug resistance in falciparum malaria suggests that these compounds may also enjoy only a short-lived glory and that cross-resistance with related compounds can be expected.
- —David J. Wyler, The Journal of the American Medical Association, 11 May 1984
- … paclitaxel and docetaxel are being incorporated into adjuvant regimens on the basis of their antitumor activity in advanced breast cancer and the absence of cross-resistance with doxorubicin.
- —Charles L. Shapiro, et al., The New England Journal of Medicine, 28 June 2001
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