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Chemotherapy drugs

Your treatment might include one or more of these drugs. Read about each drug and the possible side effects.

Cisplatin

Cisplatin is a chemotherapy drug that is used to treat many different types of cancer. Find out about having cisplatin for mouth and oropharyngeal cancer.

Fluorouracil

Fluorouracil is also known as FU or 5FU and is one of the most commonly used drugs to treat mouth and oropharyngeal cancer.

Carboplatin (Paraplatin)

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

Methotrexate (Maxtrex)

Methotrexate is one type of chemotherapy drug you might have as treatment for mouth and oropharyngeal cancer.

Docetaxel (Taxotere)

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

Bleomycin

Read about what bleomycin is, how you have it and other important information about having bleomycin for mouth cancer and oropharyngeal cancer.

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