tositumomab

A monoclonal antibody that is used in the treatment of certain types of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. When tositumomab and iodine I 131 tositumomab (a form of tositumomab that has been chemically changed by adding radioactive iodine) are given together, the combination is called the Bexxar regimen.

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  • Bexxar regimen — The Bexxar regimen is a combination of monoclonal antibodies used to treat certain types of non Hodgkin lymphoma. The monoclonal antibody tositumomab is given with iodine I 131 tositumomab (a form of tositumomab that has been chemically changed… …   Wikipedia

  • Bexxar regimen — A combination of monoclonal antibodies used to treat certain types of non Hodgkin’s lymphoma. The monoclonal antibody tositumomab is given with iodine I 131 tositumomab (a form of tositumomab that has been chemically changed by adding radioactive …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • ATC code V10 — A section of the Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification System.V VariousV10A Anti inflammatory agentsV10AA Yttrium (90Y) compounds:V10AA01 Yttrium (90Y) citrate colloid:V10AA02 Yttrium (90Y) ferrihydroxide colloid:V10AA03 Yttrium (90Y)… …   Wikipedia

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