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Brain Cancer treatment details. Biologic therapy. Chemotherapy. Radiation. Surgery. Hopital Neurologique, Lyon, Lyon, France



Survival: 21.0 months
   
Toxicity Grade:
   
Treatments: Biologic therapy
Chemotherapy
Radiation
Surgery
   
Drugs: CeeBU
Vumon
Country: France
   
City/State/Province: Lyon
   
Hospital: Hopital Neurologique, Lyon
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 1/2001

Description:
Patients: This Phase II study involved eleven patients ten patients with glioblastoma and one patient with an anaplastic astrocytoma.

Treatment: The treatment consisted of surgery (or biopsy), radiotherapy, chemotherapy - teniposide (vumon, VM26) and CCNU (CeeBu) or fotemustine, and alfacalcidol, a vitamin D analog.

Toxicity: Specific toxicities not discussed.

Results: For the 10 glioblastoma patients, the median survival was 21 months.

Correspondence: Paul Trouillas, MD

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