TITLE

VNCOP-B plus rituximab effective in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma in the elderly

PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Hem/Onc Today;3/10/2008, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p45
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses research on the effectiveness of a combination therapy including cyclophosphamide, mitoxantrone, vincristine, etoposide, bleomycin and prednisone plus rituximab in treating elderly patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. It references a study published in a 2007 issue of "Leukemia and Lymphoma." The study revealed the effectiveness of the therapy in inducing a good remission rate with moderate toxic effects in the elderly patients.
ACCESSION #
31672222

 

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