Generic name: Bendamustine Hydrocloride
Trade Name(s): Treanda®, Bendekatm

Bendamustine is an anti-cancer, chemotherapy drug.  This drug works at the cellular level, interfering with the DNA, preventing  a cell from dividing into two.  Thus preventing cancer growth.

Used to treat:
Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL).

Indolent B-cell non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

Specific to Cold Agglutinin Disease we are starting to see a combination of Rituxan-Bendamustine being administered.