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Chemotherapy for vaginal cancer

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

Your guide to having chemotherapy for vaginal cancer, types of chemotherapy drugs, and their possible side effects.

Chemotherapy drugs

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

Last reviewed: 
06 Sep 2021
Next review due: 
06 Sep 2024
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