Planning chemotherapy

Doctors plan a course of chemotherapy treatment for each individual person. Find out more about the chemotherapy plan and why the plan might change from time to time. 

Your chemotherapy plan

Your doctor will tell you about your individual treatment plan. The treatment will include one or more chemotherapy drugs. 

Chemotherapy tests

Before and during your chemotherapy course, you need some tests. These help your doctor decide whether you are fit enough for treatment, and how well treatment is working.

Changing your chemotherapy plan

Sometimes you might have a change to your chemotherapy plan. There are a number of reasons for this.

Last reviewed: 
02 Jul 2020
Next review due: 
02 Jul 2023
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