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Brain Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. Radiation. Sant' Andrea Hospital, Rome, Italy



Survival: 12.5 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Chemotherapy
Radiation
   
Drugs:
Country: Italy
   
City/State/Province: Rome
   
Hospital: Sant' Andrea Hospital
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 10/2014

Description:
Patients:
This study involved 127 elderly, newly diagnosed glioblastoma patients. The median patient age was 68 years (range of 65-76) and 56% were male.

Treatment:
Patients received radiation therapy and chemotherapy with temozolomide.

Toxicities:
The most severe toxicities were of grade 4 and included grade 3/4 thrombocytopenia, lymphocytopenia, neurologic disorders, and fatigue.

Results:
The median overall survival was 12.5 months.

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

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