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I currently have a 77-year-old non-Hodgkin lymphoma patient that recently started bendamustine (Treanda)/rituximab combination therapy. After increasing the intravenous (IV) rituximab rate per protocol, she developed chills.
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Hodgkin Lymphoma is a disorder caused by malignant proliferation of lymphocytes, which contain characteristic mirror-image nuclei (Reed-Sternburg cells). The resulting lymphadenopathy can be limited to a single lymph node region (Stage 1) or spread...
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Monoclonal antibodies recognise and attach to specific proteins produced by cells. Types of monoclonal antibodies used to treat cancer cells: Block cell dividing dividing signals Transport cancer drugs or radiation to cancer cells Tr...