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Brain Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. Surgery. CHU Timone, Marseille, France



Survival: 6.4 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Chemotherapy
Surgery
   
Drugs: Temodar
Country: France
   
City/State/Province: Marseille
   
Hospital: CHU Timone
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 5/2004

Description:
Patients: This Phase II study involved 32 newly diagnosed patients with glioblastoma multiforme. All patients were over 70 years of age.

Treatment: Treatments consisted of the administration of the chemotherapy drug, temozolomide (temodar) after surgery or biopsy.

Toxicity: Grade 3-4 toxicities included thrombocytopenia, neutropenia, fatigue, nausea, and emesis.

Results: The median overall survival was 6.4 months.

Correspondence: Olivier Chinot, MD

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