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Nebenwirkungen R-Chop Lymphoma Treatment

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Häufig Gestellte Fragen

1Does R-Chop Cure Lymphoma?

Although rituximab plus cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin, vincristine, and prednisone (R-CHOP) is the standard treatment for patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL), ∼30% to 50% of patients are not cured by this treatment, depending on disease stage or prognostic index.

2What Is R-Chop For Lymphoma?

An immunochemotherapy regimen consisting of rituximab, cyclophosphamide, hydroxydaunorubicin hydrochloride (doxorubicin hydrochloride), vincristine (Oncovin) and prednisone used to treat both indolent and aggressive forms of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

3How Long Does R-Chop Take To Work??

After each round of treatment you have a break before the next treatment, to allow your body to recover. A usual course of treatment consists of between 3 and 8 cycles so it can last from 9 to 24 weeks.

4What Cancer Does R-Chop Treat??

An abbreviation for a chemotherapy combination that is used to treat non-Hodgkin lymphoma and mantle cell lymphoma and is being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer.

5What Happens After First R-Chop Treatment?

Any side effects are most likely to happen when you first start R-CHOP therapy. You may be more likely to get them if you’re also receiving radiation or another treatment. Common side effects may include: Fever, muscle aches, headache, and shivers from low white blood cell counts.

6Is Chop A Strong Chemo?

You usually have R-CHOP in cycles of treatment over 3 weeks. A usual course of treatment consists of between 3 and 8 cycles so it can last from 9 to 24 weeks.