Decorative image

Chemotherapy drugs

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

Paclitaxel (Taxol)

Find out what paclitaxel is, how you have it and other important information about taking paclitaxel for ovarian cancer.

Gemcitabine (Gemzar)

Find out what gemcitabine is, how you have it and other important information about taking gemcitabine for ovarian cancer.

Etoposide (Vepesid)

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

PC (paclitaxel and carboplatin, CarboTaxol)

Find out what paclitaxel and carboplatin (PC) is, how you have it and other important information about having PC for ovarian cancer.

Trabectedin (Yondelis)

Read about trabectedin, how you have it and other important information about taking this chemotherapy drug. 

Cyclophosphamide

Find out what cyclophosphamide is, how you have it and other important information. 

Topotecan (Hycamtin, Potactasol)

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

Last reviewed: 
06 Feb 2019

Information and help