Name

R-CHOP

Alternate names

CHOP + R

Primary Site

None

Histology

None

Radiation

None

Remarks

None

Drugs for R-CHOP

Name

Alternate Names

14-hydroxy-daunomycin
Adri-blastina (Italy)
Adriamycin
Adriamycin-TM
Caelyx
FT-106
Hydroxydaunomycin
Myocet
Pegylated Liposomal Doxorubicin Hcl
Rubex
S-DOX
Stealth(R) Liposomal Doxorubicin

Abbreviations

ADM
ADR
ADRI

Category

Chemotherapy

Subcategory

Antitumor antibiotic

NSC Number

123127

Primary Site

Bladder
breast
liver
multiple myeloma
ovarian
pancreatic
prostate cancer

Histology

None

Remarks

Phase II liver, pancreatic, Phase III MM, prostate Doxorubicin hydrochloride encapsulated in liposomes formulated with methoxypolyethylene glycol (MPEG). FDA approved use on bladder cancer, breast cancer, gastric cancer, leukemia, small cell lung cancer, lymphoma, neuroblastoma, ovarian cancer, sarcoma, thyroid cancer, Wilm's tumor. ALZA Corp, NeoPharm, Pharmacia, Schering-Plough, Sequus. Antitumor antibiotic

Coding

This drug should be coded

Name

Alternate Names

Anti-CD20 monoclonal antibodies
C2B8 monoclonal antibody
IDEC-C2B8
MabThera
Monoclonal antibody IDEC-C2B8
Rituxan

Abbreviations

None

Category

Biologic therapy (BRM, immunotherapy)

Subcategory

Cytostatic monoclonal antibody

NSC Number

687451

Primary Site

Leukemia
NHL

Histology

None

Remarks

JANUARY 2013 IMPORTANT UPDATE: This drug has changed categories. A comprehensive review has been completed and in keeping with the FDA, Rituximab is to be coded as a Biologic therapy/Immunotherapy agent. Effective with diagnosis date January 1, 2013 forward, code Rituximab as BRM/Immunotherapy. For cases diagnosed prior to January 1, 2013 continue coding as chemotherapy.
FDA approved 2/2006 for treatment of diffuse large B-cell, CD-20 positive non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
FDA approved 9/2006 for non-Hodgkin's B-cell lymphoma. Also used to treat autoimmune disorders, hemolytic anemia and ITP.
FDA approved 2/2010 for use in combination with cyclophosphamide and fludarabine in treatment of CLL.
FDA approved for maintenance therapy for previously untreated follicular CD-20 positive B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma who acheived response to rituximab in combination with chemotherapy.
June 22, 2017 FDA granted regular approval to the combination of rituximab and hyaluronidase human (RITUXAN HYCELA) for adult patients with follicular lymphoma, diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, and chronic lymphocytic leukemia.
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Coding

This drug should be coded

Name

Alternate Names

Alti-Prednisone
Alto-Pred
Ancortone
Apo-Prednisone
Colisone
Cortan
Dacortin
Delta-Dome#
Deltasone
Deltra
Fernisone Buffered
Keysone
Liquid Pred
Meticorten
Novo-Prednisone
Orasone
Panasol
Paracort#
Prednicen M
SK-Prednisone
Sterapred DS
Ultracorten
Winpred

Abbreviations

PDN
PRD
PRED

Category

Hormones and hormonal mechanisms

Subcategory

Glucocorticoid

NSC Number

10023
010023

Primary Site

Prednisone is used in regimens to treat multiple sites and histologies

Histology

None

Remarks

Code Prednisone when it is part of a drug regimen.

Do not code Prednisone when it is given to treat symptoms or as a single agent. In most cases when Prednisone is given by itself and not as part of a drug regimen, it does not affect the cancer and would not be coded as treatment.

Coding

Please see remarks for additional information

Name

Alternate Names

Asta B 518
B-518
Clafen Claphene
Cyclophosphamid
Cyclophosphan
Cyclophosphane
Cytophosphan
Cytoxan
Endoxan
Endoxana
Enduxan
Genoxal
Neosar
Procytox
Sendoxan
Tymtram
WR-138719

Abbreviations

CP
CPM
CTX
CTY
CYC
Cyclo
CYT
CYTOX
CYTX

Category

Chemotherapy

Subcategory

Alkylating agent

NSC Number

026271
26271

Primary Site

Breast
leukemia
lymphoma
multiple myeloma
neuroblastoma
ovarian cancer
retinoblastoma
soft tissue sarcoma
Wilm's tumor

Histology

None

Remarks

An effective antineoplastic agent and is used for a variety of cancers. FDA approved uses on breast cancer, ovarian carcinoma, leukemia, lymphomas, multiple myeloma, neuroblastma, retinoblastoma, soft tissue sarcoma, Wilm's tumor. Alkylating agent

Coding

This drug should be coded

Name

Alternate Names

Compound 37231
Leurocristine Sulfate
Oncovin
Vincasar
Vincasar PFS
Vincristine Sulfate
Vincrystine
Vinkristin

Abbreviations

LCR
VCR
VNCR

Category

Chemotherapy

Subcategory

Plant alkyloid--antimetabolite

NSC Number

067574
67574

Primary Site

None

Histology

None

Remarks

Antineoplastic; vinca plant alkaloid; antimetabolite. FDA approved uses in ALL, Hodgkin's lymphoma, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, neuroblastoma, rhabomyosarcoma, and Wilm's tumor.

Coding

This drug should be coded
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