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How is ofatumumab used for lymphoma?

Ofatumumab is an antibody drug treatment that turns a person’s immune system against lymphatic cancer cells. According to Lauren Pinter-Brown, MD, director of the UCLA Lymphoma Program, these antibodies represent a more rational, targeted approach to killing the cancer cells without the side effects of chemotherapy. The drug is for people with chronic lymphocytic leukemia who don’t benefit from other treatments.

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