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Chemotherapy uses anti cancer (cytotoxic) drugs to destroy cancer cells.

It isn't generally a first choice of treatment for carcinoid. You are most likely to have it for fast growing tumours. You might have chemotherapy before, during or after other treatments.

Chemotherapy treatment

Find out when, where and how you might have chemotherapy for carcinoid.

Chemotherapy drugs

You are most likely to have a combination of 2 or 3 chemotherapy drugs. Find out about the drugs and their possible side effects.

Last reviewed: 
02 Jul 2016

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