Treatments for Lymphoma

Below is a listing of treatments and therapies for lymphoma. Click on one to read more information or connect with others currently using it.

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Adcetris (Brentuximab vedotin)

Overview
Adcetris is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat several types of lymphoma including classical Hodgkin lymphoma, anaplastic large cell lymphoma, peripheral T... read more

Adriamycin (Doxorubicin)

Overview
Adriamycin, also known by its drug name, Doxorubicin, is a prescription medication approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for treating Hodgkin lymphoma, non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL), and mul... read more

Aliqopa (Copanlisib)

Overview
Aliqopa is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat relapsed follicular lymphoma. Aliqopa is indicated in cases where at least two previous therapies have been t... read more

Allogeneic (donor) stem cell transplant

Overview
Stem cell transplant after high-dose chemotherapy is sometimes used to treat people with lymphoma. The purpose of a stem cell transplant in lymphoma is to compensate for higher doses of chemotherapy t... read more

Arranon (Nelarabine)

Overview
Arranon is a prescription medication approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat T-cell lymphoblastic lymphoma and T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Arranon is indicated in cases wh... read more

Arzerra (Ofatumumab)

Overview
Arzerra is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat small cell lymphocytic lymphoma/chronic lymphocytic leukemia (SLL/CLL). Arzerra is often prescribed in combin... read more

Autologous (self) stem cell transplant

Overview
Stem cell transplant after high-dose chemotherapy is sometimes used to treat people with lymphoma. The purpose of a stem cell transplant in lymphoma is to compensate for higher doses of chemotherapy t... read more

Beleodaq (Belinostat)

Overview
Beleodaq is a prescription medication approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat peripheral T-cell lymphoma (PTCL) that has relapsed or failed to respond to other drugs. Beleodaq is a... read more

BiCNU (Carmustine)

Overview
BiCNU, also known by its drug name, Carmustine, is a prescription medication approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for treating Hodgkin lymphoma, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, and multiple myelom... read more

Blenoxane (Bleomycin)

Overview
Blenoxane, also known by its drug name, Bleomycin, is a prescription medication approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for treating Hodgkin lymphoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL). Blenoxa... read more

Blood transfusion

Overview
Lymphoma treatments including chemotherapy and radiation therapy can destroy bone marrow, making it impossible produce new blood cells. In people with some types of lymphoma, cancer cells can damage t... read more

Calquence (Acalabrutinib)

Overview
Calquence is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat mantle cell lymphoma. Calquence is indicated in cases where at least one previous therapy has been tried. C... read more

Chemotherapy

Overview
Chemotherapy is the treatment of cancer with drugs that destroy or slow the growth of cancer cells. Some doctors may refer to all medication prescribed for someone with lymphoma as chemotherapy. Chemo... read more

Clinical trials

Overview
Depending on several factors, you may be eligible to participate in clinical trials studying new treatments for lymphoma. Clinical trials are the only way that new treatments for lymphoma can be teste... read more

Complementary and integrative therapies

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In a survey of 700 people living with lymphoma, approximately 90 percent had used complementary or alternative treatments. Complementary treatments are those used alongside standard medical treatments... read more

Copiktra (Duvelisib)

Overview
Copiktra is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat non-Hodgkin lymphomas including small lymphocytic lymphoma (SLL), chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), and fo... read more

Corticosteroids

Overview
Corticosteroids are a class of prescription drugs approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat inflammation. Corticosteroids are sometimes used to treat people with lymphoma.

The m... read more

Cytoxan (Cyclophosphamide)

Overview
Cytoxan, also known by its drug name, Cyclophosphamide, is a prescription medication approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for treating cancers including Hodgkin lymphoma, non-Hodgkin lym... read more

DepoCyt (Cytarabine liposome)

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DepoCyt is a prescription medication approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat certain types of leukemia and lymphoma that have spread to the meninges – the layers of tissue that cov... read more

DTIC-Dome (Dacarbazine)

Overview
DTIC-Dome, also known by its drug name, Dacarbazine, is a prescription medication approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for treating Hodgkin lymphoma. DTIC-Dome is often combined with oth... read more

Erythropoietin (EPO)

Overview
Erythropoietin is a hormone that stimulates red blood cell production in the bone marrow. Erythropoietin is secreted by the kidneys.

Anemia (low levels of red blood cells) is common in people with ... read more

Exercise

Overview
Regular physical activity has been shown to benefit people with lymphoma in many ways. Most importantly, exercise has been proven to help those diagnosed with lymphoma live longer. Exercise can also i... read more

Flu and pneumonia vaccinations

Overview
People who currently have or have had lymphoma and other cancers are at greater risk for severe infections and serious complications from influenza (the flu) and pneumonia.

The U.S. Centers for Di... read more

Folotyn (Pralatrexate)

Overview
Folotyn is a prescription medication approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat peripheral T-cell lymphoma (PTCL) that has relapsed or failed to respond to other drugs. Folotyn is als... read more

Gazyva (Obinutuzumab)

Overview
Gazyva is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat types of lymphoma including follicular lymphoma and chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Gazyva is often prescribed i... read more

Gleostine (Lomustine)

Overview
Gleostine, also known by its drug name, Lomustine, is a prescription medication approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat Hodgkin lymphoma that has progressed after initial therapy. ... read more

Imbruvica (Ibrutinib)

Overview
Imbruvica is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat several types of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, including mantle cell lymphoma, chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL)/s... read more

Interferon

Overview
Interferon is used to modify the immune system and slow the growth of cancer cells in people with hairy cell leukemia, cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, and aggressive follicular non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL). ... read more

Intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG)

Overview
In some cases of chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) and lymphoma, abnormal versions of white blood cells known as plasma B cells proliferate, crowding out healthy cells and forming tumors. Healthy pla... read more

Istodax (Romidepsin)

Overview
Istodax is a prescription medication approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat cutaneous T-cell lymphoma and peripheral T-cell lymphoma (PTCL). Istodax is indicated in cases where at... read more

Keytruda (Pembrolizumab)

Overview
Keytruda is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat cancers including classic Hodgkin lymphoma and primary mediastinal B-cell lymphoma. Keytruda is indicated in... read more

Kymriah (Tisagenlecleucel)

Overview
Kymriah is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat adults with large B-cell lymphoma. Kymriah is indicated when lymphoma is relapsed or refractory and at least ... read more

Leukeran (Chlorambucil)

Overview
Leukeran, also known by its drug name, Chlorambucil, is a prescription medication approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat Hodgkin lymphoma, chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), lymp... read more

Matulane (Procarbazine)

Overview
Matulane, also known by its drug name, Procarbazine, is a prescription medication approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat stage III and stage IV Hodgkin lymphoma. Matulane is part ... read more

Medical marijuana

Overview
Medical marijuana, also known as medical cannabis, is widely used to treat chronic pain, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, and insomnia, all common symptoms of lymphoma or side effects of its treatm... read more

Methotrexate

Overview
Methotrexate is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat some types of cancer including non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL). Methotrexate is sold under brand names includ... read more

Mozobil (Plerixafor)

Overview
Mozobil is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use before autologous stem cell transplant in people with non-Hodgkin lymphoma and multiple myeloma. Mozobil is us... read more

Mustargen (Mechlorethamine)

Overview
Mustargen is a prescription medication approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat Hodgkin lymphoma in stages III and IV, chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), mycosis fungoides, lymphos... read more

Nutrition

Overview
Everyone feels their best when they consistently eat a healthy, balanced diet. For people with lymphoma, good nutrition can help you recover from treatment, reduce treatment side effects, support bone... read more

Oncovin (Vincristine)

Overview
Oncovin is a prescription medication used to treat several types of cancer including Hodgkin lymphoma, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, multiple myeloma, and chronic leukemias. Oncovin is often combined with oth... read more

Opdivo (Nivolumab)

Overview
Opdivo is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat cancers including classic Hodgkin lymphoma. Opdivo is indicated in cases where lymphoma has relapsed or progre... read more

Plasmapheresis (Plasma exchange)

Overview
In some types of lymphoma – lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma, also known as Waldenström macroglobulinaemia, and multiple myeloma – cancer cells can secrete abnormal proteins. When abnormal proteins accumula... read more

Radiation therapy

Overview
Radiation therapy (also called RT or radiotherapy) is used to treat Hodgkins lymphoma (HL) and non-Hodgkins lymphoma (NHL). Radiation therapy is more likely to be used in cases where lymphoma is limit... read more

Revlimid (Lenalidomide)

Overview
Revlimid, also known by its drug name, Lenalidomide, is a prescription medication approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat mantle cell lymphoma and multiple myeloma. Revlimid is oft... read more

Rituxan (Rituximab)

Overview
Rituxan is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL). Rituxan may be prescribed as alone or in combination with other anti-lymphoma dru... read more

Rituxan Hycela (Rituximab/Hyaluronidase human)

Overview
Rituxan Hycela is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat follicular lymphoma, diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL), and chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). Ri... read more

Thalomid (Thalidomide)

Overview
Thalomid, also known by its drug name, Thalidomide, is a prescription medication approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat multiple myeloma. Thalomid is sometimes prescribed off-labe... read more

Treanda (Bendamustine)

Overview
Treanda, also known by its drug name, Bendamustine, is a prescription medication approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for treating chronic lymphocytic leukemia and indolent B-cell non-Ho... read more

Velcade (Bortezomib)

Overview
Velcade, also known by its drug name, Bortezomib, is a prescription medication approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat mantle cell lymphoma and multiple myeloma. Velcade is often c... read more

Vinblastine

Overview
Vinblastine is a prescription medication used to treat several types of cancer including Hodgkin lymphoma (stages III and IV), lymphocytic lymphoma, histiocytic lymphoma, and mycosis fungoides. Vinbla... read more

VP-16 (Etoposide)

Overview
VP-16, also known by its drug name, Etoposide, is a prescription medication used to treat several types of cancer including Hodgkin lymphoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma. VP-16 is sometimes combined with ... read more

Yescarta (Axicabtagene ciloleucel)

Overview
Yescarta is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat adults with large B-cell lymphoma. Yescarta is indicated when lymphoma is relapsed or refractory and at leas... read more

Zevalin (Ibritumomab tiuxetan)

Overview
Zevalin is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL). Specifically, Zevalin is indicated for use in low-grade or follicular B-cell lymp... read more

Zolinza (Vorinostat)

Overview
Zolinza is a prescription medication approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat skin symptoms in people with cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL). Zolinza is indicated for use in cases wh... read more

Zydelig (Idelalisib)

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Zydelig is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat relapsed cases of follicular B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma, small lymphocytic lymphoma (SLL), and chronic lympho... read more

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