Bexxar regimen. Definition

Medical Definition: Bexxar regimen

Combination of monoclonal antibodies used to treat certain types of NHL. The monoclonal antibody tositumomab is given followed by a combination of tositumomab and iodine I 131 (a form of tositumomab chemically changed by adding radioactive iodine). Monoclonal antibodies are substances produced in the laboratory and can locate substances in the body, such as cancer cells and bind to. Also called regular regime followed by tositumomab and iodine I 131 tositumomab, tositumomab and iodine I 131 tositumomab.

* Automatic translation