Chemotherapy and other cancer drugs for brain tumours
Chemotherapy uses drugs to kill tumour cells.
You may have chemotherapy:
- After surgery
- Before, with or after radiotherapy
You may have a single chemotherapy drug or a combination of drugs. They are either given in tablet form or injected into your bloodstream. Often with a brain tumour you will have tablets to take at home.
Your medical oncologist (doctor who specialises in using drugs to treat cancer) will decide the type, schedule and dose of your chemotherapy.
Read more about chemotherapy and its side-effects.
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