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Brain Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. Radiation. University ‘‘La Sapienza’’, Rome, Italy



Survival: 9.7 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 3
   
Treatments: Chemotherapy
Radiation
   
Drugs:
Country: Italy
   
City/State/Province: Rome
   
Hospital: University ‘‘La Sapienza’’
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 4/2011

Description:
Patients:
This study involved 36 recurrent glioblastoma patients. The median patient age was 56 years and 22 were men.

Treatment:
Patients were treated with radiation therapy called fractionated stereotactic radiotherapy, and the chemotherapy agent temozolomide.

Toxicities:
The most severe toxicity was grade 3 thrombocytopenia. Moderate to severe fatigue was also reported.

Results:
The median overall survival was 9.7 months.

Correspondence: Dr. Giuseppe Minniti; email: Giuseppe.Minniti@ospedalesantandrea.it

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