Impact of Karnovsky performance status (KPS) on outcome of elderly patients (pts) with glioblastoma (GBM) and activity of temozolomide (TMZ) as first line therapy: Retrospective analysis of a cohort.

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1515 Background: Due to increasing incidence of GBM in the elderly, prognostic factors and therapeutic strategies need to be considered in this population. Recently radiotherapy has shown survival improvement in patients with KPS ≥ 70 (ANOCEF, EANO 2005), while chemotherapy with TMZ may be considered as a therapeutic option (Chinot at al, Cancer 2003… (More)

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