Decorative image

Chemotherapy drugs

Find out how you have these chemotherapy drugs for lung cancer and read about their side effects.

Cisplatin

Find out what cisplatin is, how you have it and other important information about having cisplatin for lung cancer.

Carboplatin

Find out what carboplatin is, how you have it and other important information about having carboplatin for lung cancer.

Gemcitabine (Gemzar)

Find out what gemcitabine is, how you have it and other important information about having gemcitabine for lung cancer.

Paclitaxel (Taxol)

Find out what paclitaxel is, how you have it and other important information about having paclitaxel for non small cell lung cancer.

Docetaxel (Taxotere)

Find out what docetaxel is, how you have it and other important information about having docetaxel. 

Etoposide (Eposin, Etopophos, Vepesid)

What etoposide is and how you have it for small cell lung cancer.

Pemetrexed (Alimta)

Find out what pemetrexed is, how you have it and other important information about having pemetrexed for non small cell lung cancer.

Etoposide and cisplatin (EP)

Find out about the combination chemotherapy called EP, how you have it and other important information.

Carboplatin and etoposide

Find out what carboplatin and etoposide is, how you have it and other important information about having carboplatin and etoposide.

GemCarbo (gemcitabine and carboplatin)

Find out what GemCarbo is, how you have it and other important information about having GemCarbo for lung cancer.

Chemotherapy drugs for advanced cancer

Find out about the chemotherapy drugs and combinations for advanced lung cancer and their side effects.

Information and help