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How the treatment: rituxan (rituximab) and bendamustine(treanda) that treat lymphoma can help 93 years old man who just recover from TB ? Thank you

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Dr. Steven Ginsberg
36 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Not sure: Rituximab and bendamustine are treatments for certain types of lymphoma. They are not used to treat tuberculosis. Is there some confusion with what has been recommended? If so, please discuss it with your health care provider.
Answered on Nov 2, 2015
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