Chemotherapy uses anti cancer (cytoxic) drugs to destroy cancer cells. It is used in various ways to treat low grade and high grade non-Hodgkin lymphoma, and to stop spread to the brain.
You might have a combination of different chemotherapy drugs to treat non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL). Some drugs are given into the vein and others might be a tablet. The treatment will depend on your type of NHL.
Many different chemotherapy drugs are used to treat non-Hodgkin lymphoma. See how you have each kind and what the side effects can be.
All chemotherapy drugs used to treat non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) have side effects. The drugs affect people in different ways. Most side effects are temporary but some can be permanent.