Systemic therapy includes chemotherapy drugs, hormones, and biological therapies. This type of cancer treatment treats the whole body rather than one part of it. This pamphlet details how systemic therapy works, how it is given, how long the treatment can last, and the side effects.
The Systemic Therapy Unit offers many services, including intravenous (IV) therapies, chemotherapy, and immunotherapy. Information about the unit, what to expect during appointments, your health care team, and other information is outlined.