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Brain Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. Azienda Ospedale-Universita , Padova, Italy

Survival: 7.0 months
Toxicity Grade: 3
Treatments: Chemotherapy
Drugs: Temodar
Country: Italy
City/State/Province: Padova
Hospital: Azienda Ospedale-Universita
Journal: Link
Date: 1/2002

Patients: This Phase II study involved 42 patients with recurrent (second relapse) glioblastoma multiforme. All patients had received previous surgery, radiotherapy, and chemotherapy.

Treatment: Treatment consisted of the administration of a chemotherapy drug, temozolomide (temodar).

Toxicity: Toxicities included grade 1-3 leukopenia, grade 1-2 thrombocytopenia, grade 2 gastrointestinal toxicity, and grade 2 hepatic toxicity.

Results: Median survival was 30.3 weeks (7 months).

Correspondence: Alba A. Brandes, MD

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