Has anyone had eight months of treatment using Rituxan and Treanda (bendamustine) instead of the manufacture recommendation of six months? If yes, did you get longer remission time? History: CLL diagnosed in 2004. On W&W until October 2007. Treatment began using Leukkeran (chlorambucil) dexamethasone and allopurinol. Had 5 treatments from October 2007 to February 2008. WBC started increasing so treatment stopped. Back to W&W. In July 2008 began treatment using Rituxan and Cytoxan. Had 4 treatments from July 2008 to October 2008. WBC started climbing again in July 2009. Back to W&W. In March 2011 started treatment using Rixtuan and Treanda. Had 6 treatments from March 2011 to August 2011. WBC started climbing again in September 2013. Back to W&W. In October 2014 started treatment using Rituxan and Treanda . Have completed six months of treatment. It has been recommended to extend treatments for two more months making a total of 8 treatments. On March 3, 2015 WBC 2.52, Lym .551 or 21.8%. Please tell me your experience if you have received eight treatments of Rituxan and Treanda.
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