Chemotherapy uses anti cancer (cytotoxic) drugs to destroy cancer cells. This is the most common first line treatment for hairy cell leukaemia.
Find out when, where and how you have chemotherapy for hairy cell leukaemia, and read about possible side effects.
The most commonly used chemotherapy drugs for hairy cell leukaemia are cladribine or pentostatin.
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