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Chemotherapy drugs for advanced cancer

Find out about chemotherapy drugs for advanced bile duct cancer (cholangiocarcinoma) and their side effects. 

Gemcitabine and cisplatin (GC)

Find out what GC (gemcitabine and cisplatin) chemotherapy is, how you have it and other important information about having GC.

Capecitabine (Xeloda)

Capecitabine is a chemotherapy drug and has the brand name Xeloda (pronounced zel-oh-dah).

Fluorouracil (5FU)

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

Gemcitabine (Gemzar)

Gemcitabine is one of a group of chemotherapy drugs called anti metabolites.


Cisplatin is a chemotherapy drug that is used to treat different types of cancer.


Oxaliplatin is a chemotherapy drug based on platinum.
Last reviewed: 
01 Mar 2018

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