Items Tagged ‘Temodar’

June 7th, 2016

Temodar® After Radiation Improves Survival in Anaplastic Gliomas


The use of the chemotherapy agent Temodar (temozolomide) following radiation therapy significantly improves time to cancer progression and overall survival among patients with newly diagnosed anaplastic glioma without 1p/19q co-deletions. These results were recently presented at the 2016 annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). Anaplastic gliomas are a type of brain […]

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Tags: 2016, Anaplastic gliomas, asco, Brain Cancer, CATNON trial, General Brain Cancer, News, radiation therapy, Temodar, temozolomide

May 12th, 2016

Avastin®/Camptosar® Improves Outcomes Compared with Temodar® in Glioblastoma


The treatment combination consisting of Avastin (bevacizumab) plus Camptosar (irinotecan) improves time to cancer progression compared to treatment with Temodar (temozolomide) in patients with newly diagnosed glioblastoma. These results were recently published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. Glioblastoma is an extremely aggressive form of brain cancer. Standard therapy includes surgery to remove as much […]

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Tags: avastin, bevacizumab, Brain Cancer, Campostar, glioblastoma, irinotecan, News, nonmethylated O6-methylguanine–DNA methyltransferase promotor, Temodar, temozolomide