Chemotherapy drugs

Chemotherapy uses anti cancer drugs to destroy cancer cells.  You might have chemotherapy alongside other types of cancer drugs or treatments.

Carboplatin

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

Paclitaxel (Taxol)

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

Gemcitabine (Gemzar)

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

Etoposide (Etopophos, Vepesid)

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

PC (paclitaxel and carboplatin, CarboTaxol)

Paclitaxel and carboplatin (PC) is a combination of chemotherapy you might have for a number of different types of cancer.

Liposomal doxorubicin

Find out what liposomal doxorubicin is, how you have it and other important information about taking this drug.

Cisplatin

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

Cyclophosphamide

Cyclophosphamide (pronounced sigh-clo-fos-fah-mide) is a type of chemotherapy. It is a treatment for a number of different types of cancer.

Topotecan (Hycamtin, Potactasol)

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

Last reviewed: 
06 Feb 2019
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