Chemotherapy drugs for advanced cancer

Chemotherapy uses anti cancer (cytotoxic) drugs to destroy cancer cells. You might have one or a combination of these drugs for advanced pancreatic cancer.

FOLFIRINOX

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

Gemcitabine (Gemzar)

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

Nab-paclitaxel (Abraxane)

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

Folinic acid, fluorouracil and oxaliplatin (FOLFOX)

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

Last reviewed: 
09 Oct 2017
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