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Chemotherapy uses anti cancer (cytotoxic) drugs to destroy cancer cells. Doctors don’t often use chemotherapy on its own for vaginal cancer. You are more likely to have chemotherapy in combination with radiotherapy, which is also known as chemoradiotherapy. 

About chemotherapy

Find out when, where and how you have chemotherapy for vaginal cancer, and the possible side effects.

Chemotherapy drugs

Your guide to the chemotherapy drugs used to treat vaginal cancer and their possible side effects.

Last reviewed: 
21 May 2018

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