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Lymphoma is a cancer in the lymphatic cells of the immune system. Typically, lymphomas present as a solid tumor of lymphoid cells. T...
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Rituxan 2,757 Prednisone 1,536 Methotrexate 1,105
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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... "

nd JudySmile starts Rituxan for RA today. Here is...
" ...for bloodwork and a checkup, Nancy (pine soul) has Bexxar or Rituxan treatment, and JudySmile starts Rituxan for RA today. Here is wishing all goes smoothly for... "

to molecular remission. I start Rituxan maintenance in 2 we...
" ...agreed. No mention was 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...
" Although I cannot offer to much info on Bexxar - I can say that while at UCLA this ...doc brought up with using bexxar and rituxan together. I believe it is... "

nce the Bexxar treatment uses Rituxan to home in on the B...
" Hello Judy, From what I've read, Rituxan destroys healthy B cells as well as cancerous B ...normal after treatment. Since the Bexxar treatment uses Rituxan to home in on the... "

e lack of response to Rituxan affects the likelihood of Ze...
" ...Joseph, So sorry that the Rituxan didn't do the job for ...how the lack of response to Rituxan affects the likelihood of ...moment, I forget which is Rituxan based. Maybe you would... "

ong the non-cd20 antibodies. Has been tested with Rituxan
" ...I imagine that cd20-based RIT (Bexxar/Zevalin) could be enhanced if normal ...on the \"Critical Path\" among the non-cd20 antibodies. Has been tested with Ritux... "

question regarding the use of RITUXAN, but it now includes...
" ...previous question regarding the use of RITUXAN, but it now includes the radioimmunotherapy BEXXAR. While reading about BEXXAR, I realize that it is BEXXAR that is called... "

rst treatment selected was just Rituxan, it seems like a...
" ...(((HUGS))) Since the first treatment selected was just Rituxan, it seems like a huge leap to allo-SCT. Maybe consider Bexxar or Zevalin. I think there are lots of options.... "

decided to give him Bexxar rather than Zevalin because...
" ...Zevalin but he did have Bexxar in July. His oncologist decided to give him Bexxar rather than Zevalin because he was not responding to Rituxan. Tom has done just fabulous... "

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