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Lymphoma and Pets
Rituxan plus Temodar Effective for Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
Primary central nervous system lymphoma is a relatively uncommon form of (NHL) that has been increasing in incidence over the past three decades. Unlike the progress made in general NHL treatment, there has been little progress in the treatment of CNS NHL. The standard treatment has been high-dose methotrexate and whole-brain radiotherapy. However, treatment-related neurotoxicity is common, especially in the elderly. Temodar is an alkylating agent used to treat primary and secondary brain tumors, especially glioblastoma multiforme.
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