Chemotherapy for advanced cancer

Chemotherapy can help to shrink down an advanced cervical cancer. It can sometimes reduce symptoms, control the cancer, and improve your quality of life.

About chemotherapy

Chemotherapy uses anti cancer (cytotoxic) drugs to destroy cancer cells. It is a treatment for advanced cervical cancer. 

Chemotherapy drugs

Find out about the chemotherapy drugs you might have for advanced cervical cancer and the possible side effects.

Last reviewed: 
23 Apr 2020
Next review due: 
23 Apr 2023
Coronavirus and cancer

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