A population-based study on the effect of temozolomide in the treatment of glioblastoma multiforme

@article{Rnning2012APS,
  title={A population-based study on the effect of temozolomide in the treatment of glioblastoma multiforme},
  author={P{\aa}l A R\onning and Eirik Helseth and Torstein R Meling and Tom B\orge Johannesen},
  journal={Neuro-oncology},
  year={2012},
  volume={14 9},
  pages={1178-84}
}
The effect of temozolomide (TMZ) and radiotherapy (RT) in the treatment of glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) has been well documented in randomized controlled trials. Here we present our findings on the effect of TMZ added to RT at a population level. The Cancer Registry of Norway was searched for patients with a GBM diagnosis from January 1, 2000 to December 31, 2007. Subsequently, the prescriptions registered to these patients were obtained from the Norwegian Prescription Database. The data were… CONTINUE READING
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