Chemotherapy

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

  • Chemotherapy explained

    You might be offered a combination of chemotherapy drugs to treat Hodgkin lymphoma.

  • Chemotherapy drugs and combination regimens

    Find information about a chemotherapy drug or combination regimen for Hodgkin lymphoma 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.

  • Being treated with chemotherapy

    Different types of chemotherapy can be given in different ways.

  • 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.

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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Chemotherapy

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

About our cancer information videos

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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 targets lymphoma cells in a specific area of the body. It’s usually given after chemotherapy.

Supportive and other treatments

These treatments aren't to treat the cancer itself. But they can help make other treatments more effective or help you to feel better.

Stem cell and bone marrow transplants

Find out how stem cell and bone marrow transplants work when you need high-dose chemotherapy.

Targeted (biological) therapies

Targeted (biological) therapies can change cells to treat cancer.

After treatment for Hodgkin lymphoma

After treatment for Hodgkin lymphoma, you’ll have regular check-ups.

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.