Feasibility of the EORTC/NCIC Trial Protocol in a Neurosurgical Outpatient Unit: The Case for Neurosurgical Neuro-Oncology.

@article{Rapp2015FeasibilityOT,
  title={Feasibility of the EORTC/NCIC Trial Protocol in a Neurosurgical Outpatient Unit: The Case for Neurosurgical Neuro-Oncology.},
  author={Marion Rapp and Hosai Sadat and Philipp Joerg Slotty and Hans Jakob Steiger and Wilfried Budach and Michael Christoph Sabel},
  journal={Journal of neurological surgery. Part A, Central European neurosurgery},
  year={2015},
  volume={76 4},
  pages={298-302}
}
OBJECTIVE With the publication of the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer/National Cancer Information Center (EORTC/NCIC) trial, concomitant radiochemotherapy followed by intermittent chemotherapy became the new treatment standard for patients with primary glioblastoma. Eight years after widespread introduction of this protocol, it is of interest to investigate whether this new standard has been established in daily neuro-oncologic practice. We were particularly… CONTINUE READING