Chemotherapy is a drug treatment which works against cancer cells to stop their division and growth. It can be given in differing scenarios; including after or before surgery for primary breast cancer, and for secondary breast cancer.
More information from Breast Cancer Now is available here
More information from Macmillan is available here
At HHFT chemotherapy is delivered at both the Royal Hampshire County Hospital and Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital. Your team will advise you of the exact location but please contact your clinical nurse specialist if you have any queries about this.
This YouTube video discuses some common side effects and what to do if they happen.