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Chemotherapy drugs

Find out how you have these chemotherapy drugs for lung cancer and read about their side effects.

Cisplatin

Cisplatin is a type of chemotherapy. You might have it for a number of different types of cancer. 

Carboplatin

Find out what carboplatin is, how you have it and other important information about having it.

Vinorelbine (Navelbine)

Vinorelbine is a type of chemotherapy. You might have it as a treatment for a number of different types of cancer.

Gemcitabine (Gemzar)

Gemcitabine is a type of chemotherapy drug. You might have it as a treatement for a number of different types of cancer. 

Paclitaxel (Taxol)

Find out what paclitaxel is, how you have it and other important information about having paclitaxel.

Docetaxel (Taxotere)

Find out what docetaxel is, how you have it, and other important information about having docetaxel.

Etoposide (Eposin, Etopophos, Vepesid)

Find out what etoposide is, how you have it and other important information about taking etoposide.

Pemetrexed (Alimta)

Pemetrexed is a type of chemotherapy. You might have it as a treatment for non small cell lung cancer and pleural mesothelioma. 

Etoposide and cisplatin (EP)

Find out about the combination chemotherapy called EP, how you have it and other important information.

Carboplatin and etoposide

Find out what carboplatin and etoposide is, how you have it and other important information about having carboplatin and etoposide.

GemCarbo (gemcitabine and carboplatin)

GemCarbo is a combination of chemotherapy drugs. You might have it for a number of different types of cancer. 

Chemotherapy drugs for advanced cancer

Find out about the chemotherapy drugs and combinations for advanced lung cancer and their side effects.

Last reviewed: 
07 Aug 2017

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