Tests, treatments and side effects videos

Videos about treatments

Watch our videos about common cancer treatments such as chemotherapy, radiotherapy and targeted (biological) therapies. You will hear from health professionals about what to expect and people talking about their experience of treatment.

Chemotherapy

Oral chemotherapy

Chemotherapy can be given as tablets or capsules. We explain how to look after them and what to expect.

Radiotherapy

Stem cell transplants

Targeted (biological) therapies

How targeted therapies work

This animation shows how targeted therapies work and what effect they have on the body.

Surgery

If you're looking for videos about surgery for a particular cancer type, try our cancer type videos section.

Prostate cancer

Lymphoma

Lymphoma - watch and wait

Dr Robert Marcus explains how patients with lymphoma are regularly monitored until treatment starts. This is called watch and wait. Linda talks about her experience.

Treatment decisions

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