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Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy uses anti cancer drugs to destroy cancer cells. You might have it as part of your treatment for ovarian cancer.

Chemotherapy treatment

Chemotherapy uses anti cancer drugs to destroy cancer. You might have it after surgery, or both before and after. 

Chemotherapy drugs

There are different chemotherapy drugs. For ovarian cancer, the most common are carboplatin and paclitaxel.

Last reviewed: 
01 Feb 2019
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