Chemotherapy

The area of cancer treatment is getting wider. 

Chemotherapy is a key cancer treatment, but there are now also other ways to treat cancer. Alongside surgery and radiation treatment, these include immunotherapy and targeted treatment.

  • These pages look at the way chemotherapy treatments are provided and some of the side effects you might experience. It helps to answer some of the questions you may have.
“When I was first diagnosed I set some key
values to help me manage during treatment.
They’ve given me strength at times when I’ve
needed to focus day to day instead of on the
overwhelming nature of this journey. They are:
Courage – be brave, gather knowledge, and
remember I can only control the controllable.
Heart – smile lots, be positive.
Trust – the process, myself, the health
professionals and the outcome. Rachel ”

 You can read our mobile-friendly e-book here. 

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The words in bold in the text are explained in the glossary