Brentuximab Vedotin

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Brentuximab Vedotin Overview

Brentuximab vedotin (INN; trade name Adcetris) is an antibody-drug conjugate medication used to treat relapsed or refractory Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) and systemic anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL), a type of T cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma. It selectively targets tumor cells expressing the CD30 antigen, a defining marker of Hodgkin lymphoma and ALCL.[2] The drug is being jointly marketed by Millennium Pharmaceuticals outside the US and by Seattle Genetics in the US.[3&...

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Refractory Hodgkin's lymphoma

Information needed Refractory Hodgkin's lymphoma and Brentuximab Vedotin ## From what I could gather, Brentuximab vedotin injection is used in patients with Hodgkin's lymphoma who have otherwise not responded to stem cell transplants (procedure that replaces diseased bone marrow with healthy bone marrow) or at least two treatments of chemotherapy. More information on Brentuximab vedotin injection can be found by visiting the webpage below: nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a611052.html Refractory Hodgkin's lymphoma is basically a form of cancer pertaining to the white blood cells (lymphocytes); which make up a large part of the lymphatic system. The term Refractory simply means that the lymphoma is resistant to primary treatment options. You can find more specific detail...

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Brentuximab Vedotin
  • Injection: 50mg/vial
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