Read about ways of having chemotherapy into your vein, including different types of lines and chemotherapy pumps.
Intravenous chemotherapy means having treatment into a vein. You have it either as an injection or a drip.
You can have chemotherapy drugs into a small tube called a cannula.
You can have chemotherapy into the bloodstream through a long flexible plastic tube called a central line.
You can have chemotherapy and other drugs and fluids into a portacath.
You can have chemotherapy and other drugs and fluids through a PICC line.
Chemotherapy pumps are one of the ways you can have your chemotherapy. They allow you to have chemo in a controlled way.