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Chemotherapy Following Radiation Treatment Slows Disease Progress and Improves Overall Survival in Adults with Low-Grade Brain Cancer

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pdi8vCwvfA4   MIAMI — A chemotherapy regimen consisting of procarbazine, CCNU, and vincristine (PCV) administered following radiation therapy improved progression-free survival and overall survival in adults with low-grade gliomas, a form of brain cancer, when compared to radiation therapy alone. The findings were part of the results of a Phase III clinical trial presented today at the Society [...]

Created by Joe Dangor

Longer Telomeres, Considered Sign of Good Health, Linked to Brain Cancer Risk

Research conducted by Mayo Clinic investigators has found that two common gene variants that lead to longer telomeres — the caps on chromosome ends thought by many scientists to confer health by protecting cells from aging — also significantly increase the risk of developing gliomas, a deadly form of brain [...]

Created by Joe Dangor

Quimioterapia después de radioterapia mejora supervivencia sin avance del cáncer y supervivencia general en adultos con cáncer cerebral de bajo grado

CHICAGO, Illinois — El régimen quimioterapéutico PVC, que se compone de procarbazina, CCNU y vincristina, administrado después de la radioterapia mejoró la supervivencia sin avance del cáncer y la supervivencia general en adultos con glioma (tipo de cáncer) de bajo grado, frente a la radioterapia sola. Los resultados son parte [...]

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Chemotherapy following radiation treatment improves progression-free survival and overall survival in adults with low-grade brain cancer

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pdi8vCwvfA4 CHICAGO — A chemotherapy regimen consisting of procarbazine, CCNU, and vincristine (PCV) administered following radiation therapy improved progression-free survival and overall survival in adults with low-grade gliomas, a form of brain cancer, when compared to radiation therapy alone. The findings were part of the results of a Phase III [...]

Created by Joe Dangor

Chemo after Radiation Therapy Improves Brain Cancer Survival

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pdi8vCwvfA4 A clinical trial co-led by researchers at Mayo Clinic Cancer Center and Wake Forest School of Medicine has found that adding chemotherapy following radiation treatment improves survival for adults with low-grade gliomas by approximately five-and- a-half years. Results of the clinical trial were made public today by the National Cancer Institute. Gliomas are tumors [...]

Created by Joe Dangor

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