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You can speak to our specialist nurses on our free Support Line about the different chemotherapy treatment options.
You may have one chemotherapy drug on its own, or two or three drugs together.
The chemotherapy you have will depend on whether the cancer has spread, how well you are and the results of your blood tests.
These are the chemotherapy drugs used for pancreatic cancer, and how they are used together. The brand name of each drug is in brackets.
The first chemotherapy treatment you have is called first-line chemotherapy. If this doesn’t work or has stopped working, different drugs may be used to try to control the cancer for longer. This is called second-line chemotherapy.
There are different second-line options which may be used:
Updated August 2019
Review date August 2021