What is Bendamustine?

Bendamustine (INN, trade names Treakisym, Ribomustin, Levact and Treanda; also known as SDX-105) is a nitrogen mustard used in the treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukemia and lymphomas. It belongs to the family of drugs called alkylating agents. It is also being studied for the treatment of sarcoma. It is also being investigated in phase II trials for the non-cancer treatment of AL Amyloidosis.

It is on the World Health Organization's List of Essential Medicines, a list of the most important medications needed in a basic health system.

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I was diagnosed with colerectal follicular lymphona of the rectosigmoid region. I had a CT and PET scan which showed no evidence of active disease...

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it is stage1

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This is a rare situation. I assume that surgical removal of the lesion has...

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what is the likelihood that a male person age 77 years of age, with stage 4 mantle cell lymphoma, that has invaded his spleen, is in multiple...

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It all depends on the general condition of your health.

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Mantle cell lymphoma...

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I have grade 1 stage 4 NHL. What is the recommended treatment.

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There are many treatment regimens for management of NHL. It has to be individualized.

In your case, you have grade 1 stage 4 NHL. In...

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