There are many drugs used in the treatment of cancer, and many of these words can be as long as your arm and difficult to translate for the average patient or family member. Below you’ll find a link to the National Cancer Institute’s most updated list of drugs used to treat cancer, and the necessary information needed to gain a basic understanding of each drug.

Click here for a comprehensive list of cancer drugs, containing technical definitions and synonyms for drugs/agents used to treat patients with cancer, or conditions related to cancer.