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Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy uses anti cancer (cytoxic) drugs to destroy cancer cells. It can be used to shrink a tumour before surgery or radiotherapy. It can also be given alongside radiotherapy. This is called chemoradiotherapy.

Sometimes chemotherapy is used to treat advanced cancer, or cancer that has come back.

Chemotherapy treatment

Why and how you might have chemotherapy for laryngeal cancer.

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

Chemotherapy drugs

Learn about the chemotherapy drugs used to treat laryngeal cancer, and the side effects they can have.

Chemoradiotherapy

Find out about having chemotherapy and radiotherapy together for laryngeal cancer and the side effects.

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