Chemotherapy information sheets

The Chemotherapy information sheets give details about individual chemotherapy treatment. Your doctor will discuss this with you when you come to Christie.

Each card has:

  • name of drugs
  • the way the drugs are given, for example, injection or via a drip
  • treatment cycle (which days or weeks you have treatment and how long treatment lasts)
  • side effects and how to cope
  • contact numbers

Not all cards have this information as some regimens are altered to suit the person being treated, but the doctor and /or chemotherapy sister will tell you all about your treatment.

To view the details of each regimen click the name of the regimen

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Or find it alphabetically:

M

Melphalan oral

This leaflet is a guide for patients and their families about Melphalan tablets which your doctor has prescribed for you as part of your treatment for myeloma.

M.C.F. / M.C.X.

This leaflet is offered as a guide to you and your family.  You will find it useful to refer to the booklet Chemotherapy: a guide which gives general information on chemotherapy and side effects.

Methotrexate

This leaflet is offered as a guide to you and your family.  You will find it useful to refer to the booklet Chemotherapy: a guide which gives general information on chemotherapy and side effects.

Mitomycin C & 5FU

This leaflet is offered as a guide to you and your family.  You will find it useful to refer to the booklet Chemotherapy: a guide which gives general information on chemotherapy and side effects.

Mitoxantrone

This leaflet is offered as a guide to you and your family.  You will find it useful to refer to the booklet Chemotherapy: a guide which gives general information on chemotherapy and side effects.

MidAC 

This leaflet is offered as a guide to you and your family.  You will find it useful to refer to the booklet Chemotherapy: a guide which gives general information on chemotherapy and side effects.

MACE 

This leaflet is offered as a guide to you and your family.  You will find it useful to refer to the booklet Chemotherapy: a guide which gives general information on chemotherapy and side effects.

Mitomycin C and capecitabine

This leaflet is offered as a guide to you and your family.  You will find it useful to refer to the booklet Chemotherapy: a guide which gives general information on chemotherapy and side effects.

Myocet

This leaflet is offered as a guide to you and your family.  You will find it useful to refer to the booklet Chemotherapy: a guide which gives general information on chemotherapy and side effects.

MPT melphalan, prednisolone and thalidomide (Myeloma)

Information for patients with Myeloma about tablet treatment with MPT: melphalan, prednisolone.

Mitoxantrone and ATRA (Tretinoin)

This leaflet is offered as a guide to you and your family.  You will find it useful to refer to the booklet Chemotherapy: a guide which gives general information on chemotherapy and side effects.

Myocet and cyclophosphamide

This leaflet is offered as a guide to you and your family.  The possible benefits of treatment vary: for some people chemotherapy may reduce the risk of the cancer coming back, for others chemotherapy may control the cancer and its symptoms.  

Mifarmutide (Mepact®) for Osteosarcoma

The leaflet is offered as a guide to you and your family.  The possible benefits of treatment vary: for some people it may stop the cancer growing and control symptoms related to the cancer, in a small proportion of patients the cancer will reduce in size.

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