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Proton therapy re-irradiation preserves health-related quality of life in large recurrent glioblastoma.

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Summary of "Proton therapy re-irradiation preserves health-related quality of life in large recurrent glioblastoma."

Proton therapy could minimize the risk of side effects and, therefore, reduce the possible detrimental effect on health-related quality of life (HRQOL) of re-irradiation. The aim of this study was to determine the effect of re-irradiation with active scanning proton therapy on recurrent glioblastoma (GBM) in terms of HRQOL scored by the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer Quality of Life Questionnaire (EORTC QLQ)-C30 and EORTC Quality of Life Questionnaire Brain Cancer Module (QLQ-BN20).

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Name: Journal of cancer research and clinical oncology
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