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Radioimmunotherapy for lymphoma - analysis of clinical trials and treatment algorithms.

Abstract
Ibritumomab, an (90)Yttrium ((90)Y) labelled radioimmunoconjugate, is registered in Europe to treat follicular lymphomas. Its mode of action combines the selectivity of monoclonal antibodies with the efficiency of radiotherapy, making it a unique and useful therapeutic agent. This paper is for haemato-oncologists with a decent practice in lymphoma therapy, who have not yet used ibritumomab themselves. It summarizes clinical trials with radioimmunotherapy, indicating clinical situations where it may be specifically useful.
AuthorsWojciech Jurczak, Alicja Hubalewska-Dydejczyk, Agnieszka Giza, Anna Sowa-Staszczak, Bohdan Huszno, Aleksander B Skotnicki
JournalNuclear medicine review. Central & Eastern Europe (Nucl Med Rev Cent East Eur) Vol. 10 Issue 2 Pg. 110-5 ( 2007) ISSN: 1506-9680 [Print] Poland
PMID18228216 (Publication Type: Journal Article, Meta-Analysis, Review)
Chemical References
  • Antibodies, Monoclonal
  • Radiopharmaceuticals
  • ibritumomab tiuxetan
Topics
  • Algorithms
  • Antibodies, Monoclonal (therapeutic use)
  • Clinical Trials as Topic (trends)
  • Decision Support Systems, Clinical
  • Europe
  • Humans
  • Lymphoma (radiotherapy)
  • Radioimmunotherapy (trends)
  • Radiopharmaceuticals (therapeutic use)

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