Disclosed herein are therapeutic treatment protocols designed for the treatment of B cell lymphoma. These protocols are based upon therapeutic strategies which include the use of administration of immunologically active mouse/human chimeric anti-CD20 antibodies, radiolabeled anti-CD20 antibodies, and cooperative strategies comprising the use of chimeric anti-CD20 antibodies and radiolabeled anti-CD20 antibodies.
Preferred anti-CD20 antibodies are the monoclonal anti-body secreted by ATCC Deposit No. HB11388 and the chimeric anti-CD20 antibody secreted by transfectoma TCAE8 accorded ATCC Deposit No. 69119.