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Brain Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. Radiation. University of Tubingen Medical School, Tubingen , Germany



Survival: 12.0 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Chemotherapy
Radiation
   
Drugs: Gemzar
Country: Germany
   
City/State/Province: Tubingen
   
Hospital: University of Tubingen Medical School
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 1/2002

Description:
Patients: This Phase II trial involved seventeen patients with newly diagnosed glioblastoma.

Treatment: Treatment consisted of two chemotherapy drugs - gemcitabine (gemzar) and treosulfan followed by radiation therapy.

Toxicity: Toxicity included: grades 1-4 myelosuppression and deep venous thrombosis.

Results: The median overall survival was 12 months.

Correspondence: Michael Weller, MD

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