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Quality of life in the GLARIUS trial randomizing bevacizumab/irinotecan versus temozolomide in newly diagnosed, MGMT-nonmethylated glioblastoma.

07:00 EST 7th November 2017 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Quality of life in the GLARIUS trial randomizing bevacizumab/irinotecan versus temozolomide in newly diagnosed, MGMT-nonmethylated glioblastoma."

The GLARIUS trial which investigated the efficacy of bevacizumab (BEV)/irinotecan (IRI) as compared to standard temozolomide (TMZ) in the first-line therapy of MGMT-nonmethylated glioblastoma showed that progression-free survival was significantly prolonged by BEV/IRI while overall survival was similar in both arms. The present report focusses on quality of life (QoL) and Karnofsky performance score (KPS) during the whole course of the disease.

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Name: Neuro-oncology
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