Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy uses anti cancer (cytotoxic) drugs to destroy neuroendocrine tumour (NET) cells. You might have it for a NET that is fast growing and that has spread to other parts of the body.

You might have chemotherapy on its own, or together with other treatments such as targeted drugs or radiotherapy. 

 Having chemotherapy treatment for neuroendocrine tumours (NETs)

Find out when you might have chemotherapy for a NET and how you have it.

Chemotherapy drugs

You usually have a combination of 2 or 3 chemotherapy drugs. Get information on the chemotherapy drugs you might have, including the possible side effects.

Last reviewed: 
18 Mar 2021
Next review due: 
18 Mar 2024
Json LD: 
Coronavirus and cancer

We know it’s a worrying time for people with cancer, we have information to help.

Read our information about coronavirus and cancer