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A Study of Avastin (Bevacizumab) and Irinotecan Versus Temozolomide Radiochemistry in Patients With Glioblastoma

2015-05-12 18:09:39 | BioPortfolio

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Avastin/Temozolomide/Irinotecan for Unresectable/Multifocal Glioblastoma Multiforme Multiforme

The primary objective of the study is to determine the efficacy of Avastin in combination with temozolomide and irinotecan in terms of response rate and progression-free survival. The seco...

Avastin in Combo w XRT & Temozolomide , Followed by Avastin, Temozolomide & Irinotecan for GBM & Gliosarcomas

Primary objective: To use overall survival to assess the efficacy of the combination of radiation therapy, temozolomide and Avastin followed by Avastin, temozolomide, and irinotecan in th...

Trial of Temozolomide, Bevacizumab Plus Bortezomib for Recurrent Glioblastoma Multiforme

This is a single-center (Emory University), open-label, single arm, phase I study to assess safety and toxicity of bortezomib in combination with bevacizumab and escalating doses of temozo...

Temozolomide Plus Bevacizumab in Supratentorial Glioblastoma in 70 Years and Older Patients With an Impaired Functional Status

The optimal treatment of glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) in patients aged ≥70 years with a Karnofsky performance status (KPS)

Safety Study of the Combination of Tandutinib With Temozolomide and Bevacizumab After Radiation and Temozolomide in Patients With Newly Diagnosed With Glioblastoma Multiforme

This is a safety study of tandutinib in combination with temozolomide and bevacizumab after people have received radiation therapy and temozolomide treatment. This study will determine th...

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Erratum. Bevacizumab and irinotecan therapy in glioblastoma multiforme: a series of 13 cases.

Bevacizumab may improve quality of life, but not overall survival in glioblastoma: an epidemiological study.

The vascular endothelial growth factor antibody bevacizumab (Avastin®), received approval for the treatment of recurrent glioblastoma in many countries including the US and Switzerland, but not the E...

Regulation of Integrated Stress Response Sensitizes U87MG Glioblastoma Cells to Temozolomide through the Mitochondrial Apoptosis Pathway.

Glioblastomas are the most frequently diagnosed and worst primary malignancy of the central nervous system, with very poor prognosis. The first-line anti-glioma drug temozolomide shows decreasing ther...

High-dose fotemustine in temozolomide-pretreated glioblastoma multiforme patients: A phase I/II trial.

Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) is a rare and deadly disease, with a reported average incidence rate of 3.19 cases per 100,000 inhabitants. Fotemustine, a third-generation nitrosourea with an alanine ph...

Toxicity and efficacy of lomustine and bevacizumab in recurrent glioblastoma patients.

The combination of lomustine and bevacizumab is a commonly used salvage treatment for recurrent glioblastoma (GBM). We investigated the toxicity and efficacy of lomustine plus bevacizumab (lom-bev) in...

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Benign and malignant central nervous system neoplasms derived from glial cells (i.e., astrocytes, oligodendrocytes, and ependymocytes). Astrocytes may give rise to astrocytomas (ASTROCYTOMA) or glioblastoma multiforme (see GLIOBLASTOMA). Oligodendrocytes give rise to oligodendrogliomas (OLIGODENDROGLIOMA) and ependymocytes may undergo transformation to become EPENDYMOMA; CHOROID PLEXUS NEOPLASMS; or colloid cysts of the third ventricle. (From Escourolle et al., Manual of Basic Neuropathology, 2nd ed, p21)

An anti-VEGF recombinant monoclonal antibody consisting of humanized murine antibody. It inhibits VEGF receptors and prevents the proliferation of blood vessels.

A skin and mucous membrane disease characterized by an eruption of macules, papules, nodules, vesicles, and/or bullae with characteristic "bull's-eye" lesions usually occurring on the dorsal aspect of the hands and forearms.

A variant of bullous erythema multiforme. It ranges from mild skin and mucous membrane lesions to a severe, sometimes fatal systemic disorder. Ocular symptoms include ulcerative conjunctivitis, keratitis, iritis, uveitis, and sometimes blindness. The cause of the disease is unknown.

A malignant form of astrocytoma histologically characterized by pleomorphism of cells, nuclear atypia, microhemorrhage, and necrosis. They may arise in any region of the central nervous system, with a predilection for the cerebral hemispheres, basal ganglia, and commissural pathways. Clinical presentation most frequently occurs in the fifth or sixth decade of life with focal neurologic signs or seizures.

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