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Brentuximab (By injection)

Treats cancer, including Hodgkin lymphoma and systemic anaplastic large cell lymphoma.

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Brentuximab injection is used to treat a type of cancer called Hodgkin lymphoma. It is given to patients who have received a bone marrow (autologous stem cell) transplant or other cancer treatments that did not work well. It is also given to patients who have a high risk of relapse or progression after the bone marrow transplant. Brentuximab injection is used to treat patients with systemic… Read more
Brand names include
Adcetris
Drug classes About this
Antineoplastic Agent

What works? Research summarized

Evidence reviews

[Brentuximab vedotin. A new targeted approach for the treatment of relapsed or refractory Hodgkin's lymphoma patients]

Bibliographic details: von Tresckow B, Engert A.  [Brentuximab vedotin. A new targeted approach for the treatment of relapsed or refractory Hodgkin's lymphoma patients]. [Brentuximab Vedotin. Ein neuer, zielgerichteter Ansatz zur Behandlung rezidivierter oder refraktarer Hodgkin-Patienten.] Onkologe 2014; 20(5): 464-469

Antibody therapies for lymphoma in children

The objective of this review was to assess the efficacy of the treatment of lymphoma in children with antibody therapy in terms of survival, relapse rates and response to treatment, compared with therapy not including antibody treatment. Furthermore, it aimed to evaluate the effects of antibody therapy on quality of life and side effects.

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Antibody therapies for lymphoma in children

The objective of this review was to assess the efficacy of the treatment of lymphoma in children with antibody therapy in terms of survival, relapse rates and response to treatment, compared with therapy not including antibody treatment. Furthermore, it aimed to evaluate the effects of antibody therapy on quality of life and side effects.

Childhood Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Treatment (PDQ®): Patient Version

Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of childhood non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

Childhood Hodgkin Lymphoma Treatment (PDQ®): Patient Version

Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of childhood Hodgkin lymphoma.

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