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Brain Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. Radiation. University Hospital, Kragujevac, Kragujevac, Yugoslavia

Survival: 11.0 months
Toxicity Grade: 3
Treatments: Chemotherapy
Drugs: Paraplatin
Country: Yugoslavia
City/State/Province: Kragujevac
Hospital: University Hospital, Kragujevac
Journal: Link
Date: 1/2001

Patients: This Phase II study involved 79 patients comprised of 61 glioblastoma multiforme patients and 18 patients with anaplastic astrocytoma.

Treatment: Treatment consisted of radiation therapy (accelerated hyperfractionated) in combination with two chemotherapy drugs - carboplatin (paraplatin) and etoposide (VP-16, vepesid).

Toxicity: Grade 3 toxicities included leucopenia and thrombocytopenia.

Results: The median survival for the glioblastoma patients was 11 months.

Correspondence: Branislav Jeremic, MD

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