Reference Chemotherapy Opens New Window treatment uses medicines to kill the cancer cells in your body.
Chemotherapy can cause nausea and vomiting. Your doctor may prescribe Reference medicines to control nausea and vomiting to take before, during, or after your treatments.
You may be given a choice between receiving chemotherapy or another treatment. When making your decision, talk to your doctor about the risks and possible Reference side effects of chemotherapy.
Some common medicines used to treat testicular cancer include:
- Reference Carboplatin. Seminoma cancer may be treated with a single dose of this chemotherapy medicine.
- Cisplatin-combination chemotherapy. Nonseminoma cancer may be treated with combinations of chemotherapy medicines, such as:
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: Reference October 22, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Reference Christopher G. Wood, MD, FACS - Urology, Oncology