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Testicular Cancer - Medications

Chemotherapy 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.

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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 chemotherapy.

Medicine choices

Some common medicines used to treat testicular cancer include:

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    Last Updated: October 14, 2013
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