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What are the most effective gbm treatments for children?

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Dr. Steven Giannotta
Neurosurgery
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In brief: Radiation and chemo

Assuming gbm is glioblastoma, unfortunately, surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy are the only modalities that have been tested.
Radiation must be used very carefully in children, because of the side effects. If those fail, you might consider entering an experimental new drug protocol at a major medical center or childrens hospital.

In brief: Radiation and chemo

Assuming gbm is glioblastoma, unfortunately, surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy are the only modalities that have been tested.
Radiation must be used very carefully in children, because of the side effects. If those fail, you might consider entering an experimental new drug protocol at a major medical center or childrens hospital.
Dr. Steven Giannotta
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Dr. Seth Zeidman
Neurosurgery

In brief: Combination

Gross total resection of the tumor plus chemotherapy with or without radiation therapy gives the best chance of survival.

In brief: Combination

Gross total resection of the tumor plus chemotherapy with or without radiation therapy gives the best chance of survival.
Dr. Seth Zeidman
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