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Targeted cancer drugs

Targeted cancer drugs work by ‘targeting’ those differences that a cancer cell has. Find out how you might have these drugs for non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL).

About targeted cancer drugs

There are different types of targeted drugs that you might have as part of your treatment for NHL.

Rituximab (Mabthera, Rixathon, Truxima)

Rituximab is a targeted cancer drug. You might have it as a treatment for chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) and some types of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL). 

Ibrutinib (Imbruvica)

Ibrutinib is a type of targeted cancer drug. It is a treatment for some types of lymphoma and chronic lymphocytic leukaemia.

Obinutuzumab (Gazyvaro)

Obinutuzumab is a type of targeted cancer drug. It is a treatment for chronic lymphocytic leukaemia and follicular lymphoma.

Last reviewed: 
03 Jan 2018

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