Rituximab and chemotherapy for aggressive lymphomas: a significant advance in therapy.


Therapy with rituximab is the most important advance in the treatment of lymphomas since the development of cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin, vincristine, prednisone (CHOP). Rituximab has single-agent activity in all types of B-cell lymphomas, including indolent and aggressive disease. For large-cell lymphomas, rituximab plus chemotherapy represents a… (More)