Outcomes in Newly Diagnosed Elderly Glioblastoma Patients after Concomitant Temozolomide Administration and Hypofractionated Radiotherapy

@inproceedings{Nguyen2013OutcomesIN,
  title={Outcomes in Newly Diagnosed Elderly Glioblastoma Patients after Concomitant Temozolomide Administration and Hypofractionated Radiotherapy},
  author={Ludovic T. Nguyen and Socheat Touch and H{\'e}l{\`e}ne Nehme-Schuster and Delphine Antoni and Sokha Eav and Jean-Baptiste Clavier and Nicolas Bauer and C{\'e}line Vigneron and Roland Schott and Pierre Kehrli and Georges No{\"e}l},
  booktitle={Cancers},
  year={2013}
}
This study aimed to analyze the treatment and outcomes of older glioblastoma patients. Forty-four patients older than 70 years of age were referred to the Paul Strauss Center for chemotherapy and radiotherapy. The median age was 75.5 years old (range: 70-84), and the patients included 18 females and 26 males. The median Karnofsky index (KI) was 70%. The Charlson indices varied from 4 to 6. All of the patients underwent surgery. O6-methylguanine-DNA methyltransferase (MGMT) methylation status… CONTINUE READING

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