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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
Drugs: Temodar
Country: Italy
City/State/Province: Grottaferrata
Hospital: Istituto Neurotraumatologico Italiano
Journal: Link
Date: 11/2003

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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