Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy explained

Chemotherapy uses drugs to treat cancer. It can be given in different ways and will be carefully planned.

Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy

This video provides a brief overview of chemotherapy treatment, how it can be given, how it works and possible side effects.

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This video provides a brief overview of chemotherapy treatment, how it can be given, how it works and possible side effects.

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Chemotherapy uses anti-cancer (cytotoxic) drugs to destroy cancer cells. It can be given in different ways and will be carefully planned.

General information Where can I have chemotherapy?

Usually chemotherapy is given in a chemotherapy day unit. Some may people stay in hospital, or have treatment at home.

General information Who might I meet?

A team of medical specialists will be involved throughout the course of your chemotherapy treatment.

General information What happens after treatment?

It takes time to recover after chemotherapy treatment. Support is available for you during this time.