R-DHAP is a combination chemotherapy treatment used to treat non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
It is best to read this information with our general information about chemotherapy and the type of cancer you have.
R-DHAP comes from the initials of the drugs used:
- R – rituximab
- D – dexamethasone (a steroid)
- HA – high-dose cytarabine (Ara C)
- P – cisplatin (platinum).
Rituximab is not a chemotherapy drug. It is a targeted therapy and belongs to a group of drugs called monoclonal antibodies.