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Chemotherapy drugs for advanced cancer

Chemotherapy uses anti cancer (cytotoxic) drugs to destroy cancer cells. You might have one or a combination of these drugs for advanced pancreatic cancer.

FOLFIRINOX

Find out what FOLFIRINOX is, how you have it and other important information about taking FOLFIRINOX for pancreatic cancer.

Side effects of FOLFIRINOX

Find out about the side effects of the chemotherapy drug FOLFIRINOX for pancreatic cancer.

Gemcitabine (Gemzar)

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

Side effects of gemcitabine (Gemzar)

Find out about the side effects of the chemotherapy drug gemcitabine.

Nab-paclitaxel (Abraxane)

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

Side effects of nab-paclitaxel (Abraxane)

Find out about the side effects of the chemotherapy drug nab-paclitaxel.

Last reviewed: 
09 Oct 2017

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