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What drugs does CHOP for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma include?

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CHOP is a common course of chemotherapy for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. It includes a combo of four drugs:

  • Cyclophosphamide (Cytoxan)
  • Hydroxydaunorubicin
  • Vincristine (Oncovin)
  • Prednisone

SOURCES:

Medscape: "Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Treatment & Management."

American Cancer Society: "How is non-Hodgkin lymphoma treated?" "Chemotherapy for non-Hodgkin lymphoma," "Radiation therapy for non-Hodgkin lymphoma," "Immunotherapy for non-Hodgkin lymphoma," "Targeted therapy drugs for non-Hodgkin lymphoma," "High-dose chemotherapy and stem cell transplant for non-Hodgkin lymphoma."

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society: "Chemotherapy and Drug Therapy," "Radiation Therapy."

Lymphoma Association: "Watch and wait for lymphoma."

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on April 25, 2018

SOURCES:

Medscape: "Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Treatment & Management."

American Cancer Society: "How is non-Hodgkin lymphoma treated?" "Chemotherapy for non-Hodgkin lymphoma," "Radiation therapy for non-Hodgkin lymphoma," "Immunotherapy for non-Hodgkin lymphoma," "Targeted therapy drugs for non-Hodgkin lymphoma," "High-dose chemotherapy and stem cell transplant for non-Hodgkin lymphoma."

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society: "Chemotherapy and Drug Therapy," "Radiation Therapy."

Lymphoma Association: "Watch and wait for lymphoma."

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on April 25, 2018

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