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Chemotherapy uses anti cancer drugs to destroy brain tumour cells. You might have it as part of your treatment for some types of brain or spinal cord tumours.

Chemotherapy treatment

When, where and how you have chemotherapy for a brain tumour, and the possible side effects.

Side effects of chemotherapy

Find out about possible side effects of chemotherapy for a brain tumour and how to manage them.

Chemotherapy drugs

Find out about the chemotherapy drugs used for brain and spinal cord tumours, the possible side effects and how to cope with them.

Last reviewed: 
30 Apr 2019

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