BEAC

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BEAC: BiCNU, Etoposide, Ara-C, Cyclophosphamide

Regimen

Autologous blood stem cells are infused on day 0.

Supportive medications:

  • [[Filgrastim] 5 mcg/kg SC daily starting on day +1, continued until there are 3 consecutive days with ANC ≥1000
  • Prophylaxis against opportunistic infections and management of febrile neutropenia per "active protocols"

References

  1. Jo JC, Kang BW, Jang G, Sym SJ, Lee SS, Koo JE, Kim JW, Kim S, Huh J, Suh C. BEAC or BEAM high-dose chemotherapy followed by autologous stem cell transplantation in non-Hodgkin's lymphoma patients: comparative analysis of efficacy and toxicity. Ann Hematol. 2008 Jan;87(1):43-8. Epub 2007 Aug 21. link to original article contains protocol PubMed