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Chemotherapy drugs

Chemotherapy uses anti cancer (cytotoxic) drugs to destroy cancer cells. You might have it as part of your treatment for advanced womb cancer. Less commonly it's a treatment for early cancer. 

You usually have a combination of drugs. The most common treatment is carboplatin and paclitaxel. 

Paclitaxel (Taxol)

Read about paclitaxel and how you have it for womb cancer.

Cisplatin

Read about cisplatin and how and when you have it for womb cancer.

Doxorubicin (Adriamycin)

Find out what doxorubicin is, how you have it and other important information about having doxorubicin for womb cancer.

Cyclophosphamide

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

Last reviewed: 
25 Aug 2017

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