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Most often associated with treatment of Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

Rituximab

(Rituxan®)


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

Treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL).


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.


Fludarabine

(Fludara)


Treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), including CLL that has not responded to or reoccurred after standard therapy.

Salvage therapy for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and acute leukemias.


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.


Mitoxantrone

(Novantrone, DHAD)


Mitoxantrone is used for advanced prostate cancer not responding to hormone treatment - used in combination with steroids. Acute myelogenous leukemia (AML), Breast cancer and Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma