Medicines & Drugs by category Medicines used to treat cancer

The leaflets in this section are authored by an experienced pharmacist. Pharmacists are experts in medicines. The medicines in this section include those used for treating different types of cancer. If you've been prescribed a medicine for cancer and have thought "Who shouldn't take anastrozole?", "How do I take my cyclophosphamide?", "How do I get the most from my tamoxifen treatment?" or "What problems can diethylstilbestrol cause?" information leaflets in this section will have answers for you.

Abiraterone for prostate cancer Anastrozole for breast cancer
Bexarotene capsules Bicalutamide - an anti-androgen for men
Buserelin for men Busulfan tablets (Myleran)
Capecitabine Chlorambucil tablets
Cyclophosphamide Cyproterone - an anti-androgen for men
Diethylstilbestrol Estramustine for prostate cancer - Estracyt
Exemestane for breast cancer - Aromasin Fluorouracil for sun-damaged skin - Efudix, Actikerall
Flutamide - an anti-androgen for men Fulvestrant for breast cancer - Faslodex
Goserelin implant - Zoladex Hydroxycarbamide
Idarubicin Imatinib
Imiquimod Letrozole for breast cancer - Femara
Lomustine Melphalan
Mercaptopurine - Xaluprine Methotrexate - Maxtrex, Metoject
Procarbazine Tamoxifen for breast cancer (Soltamox)
Temozolomide for brain cancer - Temodal, Temomedac Tioguanine
Toremifene for breast cancer Treosulfan capsules
Tretinoin capsules