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Bexxar/BEAM Versus Rituximab/BEAM and Autologous Stem Cell Transplantation (2011 ASH Conference)

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Clinical Director of the Division of Hematologic Oncology Craig Moskowitz discusses a study where 131-iodine-tositumomab (Bexxar)/carmustine, etoposide, cytarabine, melphalan (BEAM) was compared to rituximab(R)/BEAM as the conditioning regimen followed by autologous stem cell transplantation for patients with relapsed chemotherapy sensitive diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL).

The Bexxar/BEAM and the R/BEAM regimens produced similar two-year PFS and OS for patients with chemotherapy-sensitive relapsed DLBCL.