Chemotherapy explained

Chemotherapy uses anti-cancer drugs to treat non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

  • Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL)

    Chemotherapy for non-Hodgkin lymphoma

    Chemotherapy is the main treatment for most types of NHL. It uses anti-cancer (cytotoxic) drugs to destroy cancer cells.

  • General information

    How should I prepare for chemotherapy?

    It’s important to think ahead when preparing for chemotherapy.

  • General information

    Planning your chemotherapy

    Your chemotherapy treatment will be carefully planned and monitored by your doctor.

  • General information

    Your feelings

    You may experience difficult feelings while having chemotherapy treatment. Talking these over can be helpful.

  • General information

    Where can you have chemotherapy?

    Chemotherapy is usually given in a day unit or at home. If your treatment is more complex, you may need to stay in hospital.