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Brain Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. Radiation. Surgery. Istituto Neurotraumatologico Italiano, Grottaferrata, Italy



Survival: 15.7 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Chemotherapy
Radiation
Surgery
   
Drugs: Temodar
Country: Italy
   
City/State/Province: Grottaferrata
   
Hospital: Istituto Neurotraumatologico Italiano
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 11/2003

Description:
Patients: This Phase II trial involved 21 patients with newly diagnosed glioblastoma multiforme.

Treatment: Treatment consisted of debulking surgery or biopsy followed by radiotherapy and the drug temolzolomide (temodar).

Toxicity: Toxicities included hematologic (grade 3-4) and mild to moderate nausea, vomiting, rush, and fatigue.

Results: The median survival time was 15.7 months.

Correspondence: Gaetano Lanzetta, MD

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