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InFOrMATiON
SHEETS
fOR YoU
BIOLOGICAL THERAPIES
Aldesleukin (Proleukin )
Bevacizumab (Avastin®)
Bortezomib (Velcade®)
Cancer vaccines
Cetuximab (Erbitux®)
Dasatinib (Sprycel®)
Erlotinib (Tarceva)
Erythropoietins
G-CSF (granulocyte-colony
stimulating factor)
Gefitinib (Iressa®)
Gemtuzumab ozogamicin (Mylotarg®)
Imatinib (Glivec®)
Interferon alpha (IntronA®, Roferon-A®)
Iodine131 tositumomab (Bexxar®)
Ipilimumab (YERVOY®)
Lapatinib (Tyverb®)
Lenalidomide (Revlimid®)
Nilotinib (TASIGNA®)
Panitumumab (Vectibix®)
Pazopanib (Votrient®)
Rituximab (Mabthera®)
Sorafenib (Nexavar®)
Sunitinib (Sutent®)
Temsirolimus (Torisel®)
Thalidomide
Trastuzumab (Herceptin®)
Zevalin® (90Y-Ibritumomab tiuxetan)
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BRAIN AND SPINAL
TUMOURS
Acoustic neuroma
Astrocytic tumours
Chordoma
Ependymoma
Haemangioblastoma
Making a radiotherapy mask
Malignant spinal cord compression
(MSCC)
Medulloblastoma
Meningioma
Mixed gliomas
Oligodendroglioma
Pineal-region tumours
Pituitary gland tumours
Primary CNS lymphoma
Secondary brain tumours
Spinal cord tumours
BREAST CANCER
Breast cancer treatment and
menopausal symptoms
Inflammatory breast cancer
Lobular carcinoma in situ (LCIS)
Paget’s disease of the breast
Breast calcifications
Breast screening for women with
a family history of breast cancer
Ovarian ablation and breast cancer
HER2 positive breast cancer
Triple negative breast cancer
Phyllodes tumour of the breast
Tubular breast cancer
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS
Abraxane®
Amsacrine (Amsidine®)
Azacitidine (Vidaza®)
Bendamustine (Levact®)
Bleomycin
Busulfan (Busilvex®, Myleran®)
Cabazitaxel
Capecitabine (Xeloda®)
Carboplatin
Carmustine (BiCNU®)
Chlorambucil (Leukeran®)
Cisplatin
Cladribine (Leustat®, LITAK®)
Clofarabine (Evoltra®)
Crisantaspase (Erwinase®)
Cyclophosphamide
Cytarabine
Dacarbazine (DTIC)
Dactinomycin (Cosmegen Lyovac®)
Daunorubicin
Docetaxel (Taxotere®)
Doxorubicin
Epirubicin (Pharmorubicin®)
Etoposide (VP-16, Etopophos®,
Vepesid®)
Fludarabine (Fludara®)
Fluorouracil (5FU)
Gemcitabine (Gemzar®)
Gliadel® implants (Carmustine)
Hydroxycarbamide (Hydrea®)
Idarubicin (Zavedos®)
Ifosfamide (Mitoxana®)
Irinotecan (Campto®)
Leucovorin (folinic acid)
Liposomal daunorubicin
(DuanoXome®)
Liposomal doxorubicin (Caelyx®,
Myocet®)
Lomustine
Melphalan (Alkeran®)
Mercaptopurine (Puri-Nethol®)
Mesna (Uromitxan®)
Methotrexate
Mitomycin
Mitotane (Lysodren®)
Mitoxantrone
Oxaliplatin (Eloxatin®)
Paclitaxel (Taxol®)
Pemetrexed (Alimta®)
Pentostatin (Nipent®)
Procarbazine
Raltitrexed (Tomudex®)
Satraplatin
Streptozocin (Zanosar®)
Tegafur-uracil (Uftoral®)
Temozolomide (Temodal®)
Thiotepa
Tioguanine (Lanvis®)
Topotecan (Hycamtin®)
Trabectedin (Yondelis®)
Treosulfan
Vinblastine (Velbe®)
Vincristine (Oncovin®)
Vindesine (Eldisine®)
Vinorelbine (Navelbine®)
CHILDREN’S CANCERS
Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL)
in children
Acute myeloid leukaemia (AML)
in children
Brain tumours in children
Ewing’s sarcoma in children
Germ cell tumours in children
Hodgkin lymphoma in children
Langerhans’ cell histiocytosis (LCH)
in children
Liver tumours in children
Neuroblastoma in children
Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL)
in children
Osteosarcoma in children
Radiotherapy for children with
cancer in the abdomen (tummy)
and pelvis
Radiotherapy for children with
cancer in the chest area
Radiotherapy for children with
head and neck cancers
Rare cancers in children
Retinoblastoma in children
Rhabdomyosarcoma in children
Wilms’ tumour (nephroblastoma)
in children
COMBINATION
CHEMOTHERAPY REGIMENS
ABVD chemotherapy
AC chemotherapy
BEAM chemotherapy
BEP chemotherapy
CAF chemotherapy
Capecitabine and docetaxol
chemotherapy
Carbo MV chemotherapy
Carboplatin and etoposide
chemotherapy
CAV chemotherapy
ChlVPP chemotherapy
CHOP chemotherapy
Cisplatin and flouroroucil (5FU)
chemotherapy
Cisplatin and topotecan chemotherapy
CMF chemotherapy
CTD chemotherapy
CVP chemotherapy
De Gramont and modified de
Gramont chemotherapy
DHAP chemotherapy
Docetaxel (Taxotere®) and carboplatin
chemotherapy
Docetaxel (Taxotere®) and cisplatin
chemotherapy
Doxorubicin and ifosfamide
chemotherapy
EC chemotherapy
ECF chemotherapy
E-CMF (Epi-CMF) chemotherapy
ECX chemotherapy
ELF chemotherapy
EOX chemotherapy
ESHAP chemotherapy
Etoposide and cisplatin chemotherapy
(EP/PE)
FCR chemotherapy
FEC chemotherapy
FEC-T chemotherapy
FOLFIRINOX chemotherapy
GemCarbo chemotherapy
Gemcitabine and capecitabine
(GemCap) chemotherapy
Gemcitabine and cisplatin
chemotherapy
GemTaxol chemotherapy
Hyper-CVAD chemotherapy
ICE and R-ICE chemotherapy
for lymphoma
Irinotecan and cetuximab
Irinotecan with fluorouracil (5FU)
and folinic acid
Mayo chemotherapy
MIC chemotherapy
MM chemotherapy
MMM chemotherapy
MPT chemotherapy
MVAC chemotherapy
MVP chemotherapy
Oxaliplatin with fluorouracil (5FU)
and folinic acid chemotherapy
(FOLFOX or OxMdG)
Oxaliplatin and capecitabine
(Xeloda®) chemotherapy
Paclitaxel and carboplatin
chemotherapy (Taxol/Carbo)
PCV chemotherapy
Pemetrexed and cisplatin
chemotherapy
PMitCEBO chemotherapy
POMB/ACE chemotherapy
R-CHOP chemotherapy
R-CVP chemotherapy
R-DHAP chemotherapy
R-ESHAP chemotherapy
TAC chemotherapy
TC chemotherapy
TIP chemotherapy
VAD chemotherapy
Vinorelbine and carboplatin
chemotherapy
Vinorelbine and cisplatin (VP)
chemotherapy
DIGESTIVE SYSTEM CANCERS
Anal cancer
Bile duct cancer (cholangiocarcinoma)
Gall bladder cancer
Gastrointestinal stromal tumours
(GISTs)
Neuroendocrine tumours (NETs)
Small bowel cancer
GIVING CHEMOTHERAPY
Central lines (skin-tunnelled venous
catheters)
Implantable ports
Lumbar puncture and intrathecal
chemotherapy
Mesna (Uromitexan®)
PICC lines (peripherally inserted
central catheters)
Rasburicase (Fasturtec®)
Scalp cooling
Haematological
conditions
Anaplastic large cell lymphoma
Burkitt lymphoma
Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL)
Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma
Essential thrombocythaemia (ET)
Follicular lymphoma
Hairy cell leukaemia
HIV-related lymphoma
Lymphoblastic lymphoma
MALT lymphoma
Mantle cell lymphoma
Mediastinal large B-cell lymphoma
(MLBCL)
MGUS (monoclonal gammopathy
of unknown significance)
Myelofibrosis (MF)
Nodal marginal zone lymphoma
(nodal MZL)
Polycythaemia vera (PV)
Small lymphocytic lymphoma
The myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS)
Thyroid lymphoma
Waldenström macroglobulinaemia
Hormonal therapies
Abiraterone acetate (Zytiga®)
Anastrozole (Arimidex®)
Bicalutamide (Casodex®)
Buserelin (Suprefact®)
Cyproterone acetate (Cyprostat®)
Degarelix (Firmagon®)
Diethylstilbestrol (Stilboestrol)
Exemestane (Aromasin®)
Flutamide (Drogenil®)
Fulvestrant (Faslodex)
Goserelin for breast cancer (Zoladex®)
Goserelin for prostate cancer
(Zoladex®, Zoladex LA®, Novgos®)
Letrozole (Femara®)
Leuprorelin acetate (Prostap® SR DCS,
Prostap® 3 DCS)
Medroxyprogesterone acetate
(Provera®)
Megestrol acetate (Megace®)
Tamoxifen
Toremifene (Fareston®)
Triptorelin (Decapeptyl® SR,
Gonapeptyl Depot®)
LIVING WITH CANCER
Advance decisions
Ascites
Avoiding infection when you have
reduced immunity
Blood transfusions
Cancer fistula
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
for people with cancer
Care of your pets when you
have cancer
Childcare when a parent or carer
has cancer
Clinical negligence
Controlling nausea and vomiting
(anti-emetic therapy)
Dietary problems after surgery
for stomach cancer
Difficulty sleeping (insomnia)
Fungating cancer wounds (malignant
wounds)
Getting a second opinion
Making a complaint
Memory box
Mild cognitive impairment
Mouth care during chemotherapy
Mouth care during radiotherapy –
coping with a dry mouth (xerostomia)
Nutritional support (artificial feeding)
Overseas visitors – a guide to free
hospital treatment in the UK
Peripheral neuropathy
Platelet transfusions
Pleural effusion
Prostate cancer and hormonal
symptoms
Skin grafts for skin cancer
Superior vena cava obstruction (SVCO)
What you can do if a drug or
treatment isn’t available
Other specific/secondary
cancers
Anorectal melanoma
Fallopian tube cancer
Germ cell tumours of the ovary
(ovarian teratoma)
Melanoma of the eye (ocular
melanoma)
Mouth cancer
Multiple endocrine neoplasia 1
(MEN1)
Multiple endocrine neoplasia 2
(MEN2)
Nasopharyngeal cancer
Oropharyngeal cancer
Paranasal sinus cancer
Penile cancer (cancer of the penis)
Primary peritoneal cancer (PPC)
in women
Pseudomyxoma peritoneiw
Salivary gland cancer
Secondary cancer in the lung
Secondary cancer in the lymph nodes
Thymoma and thymic carcinoma
Tracheal cancer
Tumours of the adrenal glands
Tumours of the parathyroid glands
Ureter and renal pelvis cancer
Vaginal cancer
Other treatments
CHART radiotherapy for non-small cell
lung cancer (NSCLC)
Clodronate (Bonefos®, Clasteon®,
Loron®)
Having a hysterectomy
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy
Ibandronic acid (Bondronat®)
Intensity Modulated Radiation
Therapy (IMRT)
Isolated limb perfusion (ILP)
Nephrostomy
Pamidronate (Aredia®)
Pelvic exenteration for men
Pelvic exenteration for women
Photodynamic therapy (PDT)
Plasma exchange (plasmapheresis)
Prophylactic cranial radiotherapy (PCR)
Radiofrequency ablation
Selective Internal Radiotherapy
Treatment (SIRT)
Steroids
Surgery
Zoledronic acid (Zometa®)
Pre-cancerous
conditions
Barrett’s oesophagus
Bowen’s disease
Familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP)
HPV and cancer
HPV vaccines (to prevent cancer)
Lynch Syndrome (also known as
Hereditary non-polyposis colorectal
cancer [HNPCC])
Vaginal intra-epithelial neoplasia
(VAIN)
Vulval intra-epithelial neoplasia (VIN)
Vulval lichen sclerosus and
lichen planus
Sarcomas
Chondrosarcoma
Ewing’s sarcoma of the bone
Kaposi’s sarcoma
Leiomyosarcoma
Osteosarcoma
Rhabdomyosarcoma
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