Meta-analysis of radiation therapy with and without adjuvant chemotherapy for malignant gliomas in adults Review uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Astrocytoma
  • Brain Neoplasms
  • Glioma

abstract

  • The authors concluded that chemotherapy is advantageous for patients with malignant gliomas and should be considered part of the standard therapeutic regimen. Additional randomized trials using optimal radiation and chemotherapy may still be needed to precisely define which subgroups of patients, based on prognostic variables, will benefit most from chemotherapy after radiation.

publication date

  • January 1993

Research

keywords

  • Review

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 8453582

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 2585

end page

  • 97

volume

  • 71

number

  • 8