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Brain Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. Radiation. CHU de Nancy, H˘pital Central, Nancy cedex, France



Survival: 9.9 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Chemotherapy
Radiation
   
Drugs:
Country: France
   
City/State/Province: Nancy cedex
   
Hospital: CHU de Nancy, H˘pital Central
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 6/2009

Description:
Patients: This phase 2 study involved 22 patients with newly diagnosed gliomas. There were 16 men and 6 women. The median age was 56, ranging from 32 to 74 years of age.

Treatment: Patients were treated with radiation therapy and the chemotherapy drug fotemustine.

Toxicity: Grade 3 and 4 thrombocytopenia was reported in three patients. Five patients developed nausea and two reported fatigue (grade 1 or 2).

Results: The median overall survival was 9.9 months.

Correspondence: Dr. Patrick D. Beauchesne

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