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Bexxar vs. Rituxan for Lymphoma

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Other Names: Rituximab
Rating: 3.5 out of 5
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Tositumomab is a drug for the treatment of follicular lymphoma. It is a IgG2a anti-CD20 monoclonal antibody derived from immortalized mouse cells.Tositumomab is applied in a sequential infusion followed by iodine (131I) tositumomab, which is the sa... Read more on Wikipedia
Rituximab, sold under the trade names Rituxan and MabThera, is a Chimera (protein) monoclonal antibody against the protein CD20, which is primarily found on the surface of B cells. Rituximab is used in the treatment of many lymphomas, leukem... Read more on Wikipedia
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step. Anyone here have experience with Zevalin or Bexxar
...future treatment paths. Rituxan again then (probably) ...step. Anyone here have experience with Zevalin or Bex...
hospitals who offer RIT use both Zevalin and Bexxar?...
...someone refractory to Rituxan and that Bexxar ...anyone recall this info? Do most hospitals who offer RIT use both Zevalin and Bexxar?...
you be eligible for treatment with Bexxar or Zevalin?...
...you are becoming resistant to Rituxan, would you be eligible for treatment with Bexxar or Zevalin?...
for Bexxar as Tom was refractory to Rituxan. According to...
...The decision was made for Bexxar as Tom was refractory to Rituxan. According to his Onc. Zevalin is more like Rituxan. I know that Andy attended...
And the fact that it works as well as Rituxan! Joanna...
Just read the article on Bexxar, that sounds very promising. Hope ...the fact that it works as well as Rituxan! Joanna...
of Rituxan might actually make it MORE effective...
...if the quick internalization of Rituxan might actually make it MORE effective in ...it is internalized, so maybe Bexxar/Zevalin might be super-effective in this...
right off the bat. Some others have had great...
...if we had to do it again, we would choose Bexxar/Zevalin right off the bat. Some others have had great success with only Rituxan, and some with W&W. My best advice would be...
me to molecular remission. I start Rituxan maintenance in 2...
...ever made of W&W, given my diagnosis. R-CHOP took me to 99.9% normal in my bone marrow. Bexxar consolidation took me to molecular remission. I start Rituxan maintenance in 2...
up with using bexxar and rituxan together. I believe...
...offer to much info on Bexxar - I can say that ...of the drugs the doc brought up with using bexxar and rituxan together. I believe it is an Isotope (spelling) radiotherapy...
Since the Bexxar treatment uses Rituxan to home in on the...
...Judy, From what I've read, Rituxan destroys healthy B cells as ...restore the counts to normal after treatment. Since the Bexxar treatment uses Rituxan to home in on the B cells, healthy cel...
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