Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy can be used to treat non-small cell lung cancer. It disrupts the growth of cancer cells.

  • Chemotherapy explained

    Chemotherapy can be used to treat non-small cell lung cancer. It disrupts the growth of cancer cells. Find out what to expect.

  • Being treated with chemotherapy

    Different types of chemotherapy can be given in different ways.

  • Chemotherapy drugs and combination regimens

    Find information about a chemotherapy drug or combination regimen for non-small cell lung cancer through our A-Z list. We're still working to get this information ready for our new site, so in the meantime the links will take you to our existing site.

  • If you are pregnant

    If you are pregnant and need chemotherapy, you will need to discuss this very carefully with your medical team.

  • Side effects of chemotherapy

    There are different possible side effects and ways to deal with them.

Back to Treating

Making treatment decisions

Your doctors may tell you there are different options for your treatment. It can be difficult to make a decision, but information and support will help.

Radiotherapy

Radiotherapy can be used to treat or ease symptoms of non-small cell lung cancer.

Tumour ablation

Ablation treatments use heat or laser light to treat very early stage lung cancer.

Clinical trials

Many people are offered a trial as part of treatment. Find out more to help you decide if a trial is right for you.

Life after treatment for lung cancer

You might be thinking about how to get back to normal following treatment. Find advice, information and support about coping with and after cancer.