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NCI Drug Dictionary


EPOCH regimen  Patient Information
A chemotherapy regimen consisting of etoposide, prednisone, vincristine (Oncovin) and doxorubicin hydrochloride (hydroxydaunorubicin hycrochloride), which may be used in combination with rituximab (R-EPOCH) for the treatment of various aggressive B cell and T cell non-Hodgkin lymphomas. (NCI Thesaurus)
Synonyms:CHEOP regimen
Etoposide-Prednisone-Oncovin-Cyclophosphamide-Hydroxydaunorubicin regimen
Acronym:CHEOP regimen