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how effective is radiation therapy for treating glioblastoma?

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Dr. Kris Gast
Dr. Kris Gast answered
30 years experience Radiation Oncology
GBM and Radiation: GBM, or glioblastoma, is the highest grade brain tumor. It tends to grow rapidly. Unfortunately it is one of the CA we have trouble controlling. Even with high doses of radiation and chemotherapy the results are poor. On a good day we buy the pt time, on a bad day the tumor progresses while the pt is receiving treatment.
Answered on Apr 16, 2015
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