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The maximum radiation activity of the I-131 component of the BEXXAR therapeutic regimen, administered to 4 patients, were doses calculated to deliver between 85 cGy and 88 cGy total body irradiation. The incidence of NCI Grade 4 cytopenias was increased in these 4 patients compared to patients who received the recommended therapeutic dose for the BEXXAR therapeutic regimen.
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