Influence of location and extent of surgical resection on survival of patients with glioblastoma multiforme: results of three consecutive Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG) clinical trials.

@article{Simpson1993InfluenceOL,
  title={Influence of location and extent of surgical resection on survival of patients with glioblastoma multiforme: results of three consecutive Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG) clinical trials.},
  author={Joseph R. Simpson and John Horton and Charles B. Scott and Walter J. Curran and Philip Rubin and Jim Fischbach and Steven R. Isaacson and Marvin H Rotman and Sucha O. Asbell and James S. Nelson},
  journal={International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics},
  year={1993},
  volume={26 2},
  pages={239-44}
}
PURPOSE The influence of tumor site, size, and extent of surgery on the survival of patients with glioblastoma multiforme treated on three consecutive prospectively randomized Radiation Therapy Oncology Group trials employing surgery and irradiation plus or minus chemotherapy was studied. METHODS AND MATERIALS Six hundred forty-five patients with a diagnosis of glioblastoma multiforme on central pathological review were analyzed for survival with respect to known prognostic factors, that is… CONTINUE READING
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