NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
tositumomab and iodine I 131 tositumomab (TAH-sih-TOO-moh-mab ... I-oh-dine I 131 TAH-sih-TOO-moh-mab)
A combination of drugs used to treat certain types of B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma. It is also being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer. Tositumomab and iodine I 131 tositumomab is made up of a monoclonal antibody called tositumomab and a form of tositumomab that is linked to a radioactive substance called iodine I 131. It is a type of radioimmunoconjugate. Also called Bexxar and Bexxar regimen.