Chemotherapy drugs

These chemotherapy drugs are used to treat non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL). Find out what they are, how you have them and which side effects they can have. 

BEAM

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

CVP

Cyclophosphamide, vincristine and prednisolone (CVP) is a combination of cancer drugs. You might have it as a treatment for low grade non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

DHAP

Find out what the cancer drug combination DHAP is, how you have it and other important information about having DHAP.

Fludarabine (Fludara)

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

FMD

Fludarabine, mitoxantrone and dexamethasone (FMD) is a combination of cancer drugs. 

Methotrexate

Methotrexate is a type of chemotherapy. It is a treatment for a number of different types of cancer.

PMitCEBO

PMitCEBO is a combination of chemotherapy drugs and a steroid. You might have it as a treatment for non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL).

R-CHOP

R-CHOP is used to treat non-Hodgkin lymphoma and a rare type of Hodgkin lymphoma called nodular lymphocyte predominat Hodgkin lymphoma (NLPHL). Find out more about the side effects. 

R-CVP

Read about the cancer drug combination R-CVP, how you have it and what the side effects can be.

R-DHAP

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

R-ESHAP

R-ESHAP is a combination of cancer drugs. It is made up of the drugs rituximab, etoposide, methylprednisolone,  cytarabine and cisplatin. 

RICE

Rituximab, ifosfamide, carboplatin and etoposide (RICE) is a combination of cancer drugs. 

CHOP

CHOP is the name of a chemotherapy combination that includes cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin (Adriamycin) vincristine (Oncovin) and prednisolone (a steroid). It is a treatment for non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

Chlorambucil (Leukeran)

Find out what the chemotherapy drug chlorambucil is, how you have it and other important information about taking chlorambucil.

ICE

Ifosfamide, carboplatin and etoposide (ICE) is a combination of cancer drugs. You might have it a treatment for non-Hodgkin lymphoma that has come back.

ESHAP

ESHAP is a combination of cancer drugs. You might have it for Hodgkin lymphoma, non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) or myeloma.

Last reviewed: 
21 Dec 2020
Next review due: 
21 Dec 2023
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