Patterns of care and predictors of adjuvant therapies in elderly patients with glioblastoma: An analysis of the National Cancer Data Base.

@article{Amsbaugh2017PatternsOC,
  title={Patterns of care and predictors of adjuvant therapies in elderly patients with glioblastoma: An analysis of the National Cancer Data Base.},
  author={Mark J Amsbaugh and Mehran B Yusuf and Jeremy T. Gaskins and Eric C Burton and Shiao Y. Woo},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2017},
  volume={123 17},
  pages={3277-3284}
}
BACKGROUND The objectives of this study were to characterize patterns of care and to identify predictors for adjuvant therapy in elderly patients with glioblastoma in the modern era. METHODS The National Cancer Data Base was queried for patients aged 70 years and older with glioblastoma diagnosed from January 1, 2004 through December 31, 2012. Multinomial logistic regression was used to identify predictors for receiving adjuvant therapy. Survival outcomes were estimated using the Kaplan-Meier… CONTINUE READING

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