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Lymphoma (cont.)

Lymphoma Medications

Numerous chemotherapy and biological drug combinations may be prescribed by an oncologist. Which type and combination of therapy depends on many factors, including the type and stage of lymphoma, the age of the patient, the ability to tolerate chemotherapy side effects, and if any previous treatment for the lymphoma has occurred. Oncologists often work together regionally to decide which combination of chemotherapy and biological drugs are currently working best for their patients. Because of this regional collaboration, the drug combinations often vary and are able to change rapidly when improved results occur.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 5/5/2014
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