This combination contains the targeted therapy drug rituximab and the chemotherapy drugs ifosfamide, carboplatin, and etoposide phosphate. Combinations usually work better than single drugs because different drugs kill cancer cells in different ways.
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Each of the drugs in this combination is approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat cancer or conditions related to cancer.
Use in Cancer
R-ICE is used to treat:
- Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (certain types).
This combination may also be used with other drugs or treatments or to treat other types of cancer.
More About R-ICE
Definition from the NCI Drug Dictionary - Detailed scientific definition and other names for this drug.