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Brain Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. Radiation. Surgery. McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada



Survival: 7.7 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Chemotherapy
Radiation
Surgery
   
Drugs: Temodar
Country: Canada
   
City/State/Province: Montreal, Quebec
   
Hospital: McGill University
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 5/2002

Description:
Patients: This study involved 12 patients with newly diagnosed glioblastoma multiforme.

Treatment: Treatment consisted of surgery followed by the administration of the chemotherapy drug, temozolomide (temodar) and radiotherapy.

Toxicity: Toxicities included grade 3-4 nausea and vomiting and grade 1 dermatitis and alopecia.

Results: Median survival time was 33.4 weeks (7.7 months).

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