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Chemotherapy drugs

You might have chemotherapy alongside other types of cancer drugs or treatments. Chemotherapy combined with radiotherapy is called chemoradiotherapy. Find out about chemotherapy drugs and their possible side effects.

Mitomycin C

Find out what mitomycin C is, how you have it and other important information.

Fluorouracil (5FU)

Find out about fluorouracil, how you have it, side effects and other important information

Fluorouracil (5FU) and mitomycin C

Fluorouracil (5FU) and mitomycin C is a treatment for anal cancer. Find out how you have it and other important information. 

Cisplatin

Cisplatin is a type of chemotherapy. You might have it for a number of different types of cancer. 

Irinotecan (Campto)

Irinotecan is a type of chemotherapy. You might have it as a treatment for bowel cancer. 

Oxaliplatin (Eloxatin)

Find out what oxaliplatin is, how you have it and other important information about having this chemotherapy drug.

Capecitabine (Xeloda)

Capecitabine is a type of chemotherapy. You might have it as a treatment for a number of different types of cancer. 

Lomustine (CCNU)

Lomustine is a type of chemotherapy. You might have it as a treatment for a number of different types of cancer. 

Paclitaxel (Taxol)

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

Carboplatin

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

Bleomycin

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

Last reviewed: 
07 Feb 2020
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