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Most often associated with treatment of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL).

Pentostatin

(Nipent®)


This medication is used in the treatment of hairy cell leukemia. It may also be used in certain non-hodgkin lymphomas, including cutaneous t-cell lymphoma.


Cyclophosphamide

(Cytoxan®, Neosar®)


Cancers treated with cyclophosphamide include: Hodgkin’s and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, Burkitt’s lymphoma, chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), chronic myelocytic leukemia (CML), acute myelocytic leukemia (AML), acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL), t-cell lymphoma (mycosis fungoides), multiple myeloma, neuroblastoma, retinoblastoma, rhabdomyosarcoma, Ewing's sarcoma; breast, testicular, endometrial, ovarian, and lung cancers, and in conditioning regimens for bone marrow transplantation.


Rituximab

(Rituxan®)


Treatment of certain types of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.

Treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL).