Chemotherapy treatment

Chemotherapy uses drugs to destroy cancer cells by stopping them from growing or multiplying at one or more points in their cell cycle. The registered nurses who administer chemotherapy complete specialized education and preparation to provide the safest care to our patients. The drugs are given intravenously through an injection or by mouth. Your doctor may recommend chemotherapy alone or in conjunction with radiation therapy or surgery depending on what course your team decides is best.

Because every patient is unique, our chemotherapy treatment protocols can vary widely. Your chemotherapy treatment is designed to fight your cancer by keeping your specific diagnosis, medical history and treatment goals in mind. Different patients experience chemotherapy in different ways. For more information about what generally what to expect during chemotherapy, visit our frequently asked questions below.