treatment uses medicines to kill the
cancer cells in your body.
Chemotherapy can cause nausea and vomiting. Your doctor may prescribe
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 side effects of
Some common medicines used to treat testicular cancer
- 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:
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Christopher G. Wood, MD, FACS - Urology, Oncology
January 4, 2013
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