Steroid management in newly diagnosed glioblastoma

  title={Steroid management in newly diagnosed glioblastoma},
  author={Mariel B Deutsch and Katherine S. Panageas and Andrew B. Lassman and Lisa M DeAngelis},
  journal={Journal of Neuro-Oncology},
Glucocorticoids ameliorate neurologic symptoms in patients with glioblastoma, but their adverse effects limit long-term use. This study sought to identify factors associated with steroid taper success or failure in the early stages of glioblastoma treatment. We retrospectively reviewed steroid prescribing practices from date of surgery until one month following radiotherapy (RT) completion among 85 patients with newly diagnosed glioblastoma who were treated on a prospective clinical trial with… CONTINUE READING
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