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Chemotherapy drugs

Find out about the chemotherapy drugs used for brain and spinal cord tumours, the possible side effects and how to cope with them.

Temozolomide (Temodal)

Find out about the chemotherapy drug temozolomide, how you have it and other important information. 

Procarbazine

Find out what procarbazine is, how you have it and other important information about taking procarbazine.

Carmustine (BCNU, Gliadel)

Find out what carmustine is, how you have it and other important information about having carmustine for a brain tumour.

Lomustine (CCNU)

Find out what lomustine is, how you have it and other important information about taking lomustine for a brain tumour.

Vincristine

Find out what vincristine is, how you have it and other important information about taking vincristine. 

Procarbazine, lomustine, vincristine (PCV)

PCV is the name of a chemotherapy combination used to treat brain tumours.

Last reviewed: 
10 Nov 2015

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