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Bexxar vs. Rituxan for Lymphoma

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Bexxar

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Rituxan

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Other Names: Rituximab
Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 1,965 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 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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What patients are saying about Bexxar + Rituxan + Lymphoma

107 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
why it is so incredibly effective. Chemo slows down lymphoma...
...Rituxan) from how I understand it. If the cells aren't marked, the radioactive iodine just passes on by. So regardless, neighboring cells get hammered. That is the entire point of it, and why it is...
here is, everybody's disease is different. Follicular Lympho...
...Some may actually be achieving \"cures\" Barbara. RIT may be doing it, since so many folks are passing ten and fifteen years now having had just one round of Bexxar or Zevalin. We just don't...
doing well! When that Bexxar works, it really is something...
...well! When that Bexxar works, it really ...input when I was considering Bexxar. My best wishes to you for a continued lymphoma-free life! Susan Dx. 1/2002 ...3a & 3b Bexxar 8/2009 Re...
too, had a breathing problem with Rituxan (actually on my...
I, too, had a breathing problem with Rituxan (actually on my 4th Maintenance ...Now Grades 3a & 3b Bexxar 8/2009 Relapse 9/2010 Rituxan 1/2011 Maintenance Ongoing IVIG Monthly...
gut feeling says to go for Bexxar at this time. From what...
...go for Bexxar at this time. From what I read, it works when Rituxan ...oncologist. Of course, if Bexxar isn't practiced at his facility, he might not encourage you so much. I tried Ritux...
with Rituxan (as needed) for as long as it works and then...
...treat again and we are giving Rituxan another try since we ...just keep on with Rituxan (as needed) for as long as it works and then move ...and then Zevelin or Bexxar. That is unless some...
Rituxan. The results for me have been fantastic. No problems...
...which is only different from Bexxar in the radioactive isotope that is attached to the Rituxan. The results for me have been fantastic. No problems short term or now...
etc. Thanks again for your support. It certainly helps...
...She presented to us a Rituxan trial, and Brian is considering ...options for the future- vaccines, Bexxar/Zevalin, etc. Thanks again for your support. It certainly helps...
has some experience with this or Bexxar. Thanks to all...
...likely outcome of Zevalin treatment, the Rituxan has become not so effective. ...someone here has some experience with this or Bexxar. Thanks to all of you...
if I was allergic to the Rituxan - you're right Zgirl, I...
...replies! I do have an Epipen here at home ...if I was allergic to the Rituxan - you're right Zgirl, ...Grades 3a & 3b Bexxar 8/2009 Relapse 9/2010 Rituxan 1/2011 Maintenance Ongoi...
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