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What is the usual chemotherapy regimen for adolescent gbm?

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Dr. Raymundo Romero
Medical Oncology 22 years experience
SAME TREATMENT: Gbm is treated surgically then followed by concurrent radiation + temodar (temozolomide) (oral chemotherapy) for 42 days. This is then followed by single agent temodar (temozolomide) but at a higher dose 5 days every 28 day x 6 months. Talk to your oncologists.
Dr. Bradley Thomas
Vascular Surgery 19 years experience
Some patients are also treated with Avastin.
Aug 28, 2012
Dr. Seth Zeidman
Neurosurgery 33 years experience
Varies: Chemotherapy with the drug temozolomide is the current standard of treatment for gbm. However, there are many different regimens and treatments available.

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