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Initial experience with scalp sparing radiation with concurrent temozolomide and tumor treatment fields (SPARE) for patients with newly diagnosed glioblastoma.

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Summary of "Initial experience with scalp sparing radiation with concurrent temozolomide and tumor treatment fields (SPARE) for patients with newly diagnosed glioblastoma."

Standard of care for glioblastoma includes concurrent chemoradiation and maintenance temozolomide with tumor treatment fields (TTFields). Preclinical studies suggest TTFields and radiation treatment have synergistic effects. We report our initial experience evaluating toxicity and tolerability of scalp-sparing radiation with concurrent TTFields.

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Name: Journal of neuro-oncology
ISSN: 1573-7373
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