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Radiotherapy for Malignant Astrocytomas in the Elderly

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First received: January 31, 2007
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Last verified: January 2007
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January 31, 2007
January 31, 2007
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Radiotherapy for Malignant Astrocytomas in the Elderly
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A randomized trial comparing radiotherapy with supportive care in patients aged 70 years or older with newly diagnosed, histologically confirmed anaplastic astrocytoma or glioblastoma, and a Karnofsky performance status > 70.
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Phase 3
Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Pharmacokinetics/Dynamics Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
  • Primary Brain Tumor
  • Anaplastic Astrocytoma
  • Glioblastoma Multiforme
Drug: Radiotherapy
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Keime-Guibert F, Chinot O, Taillandier L, Cartalat-Carel S, Frenay M, Kantor G, Guillamo JS, Jadaud E, Colin P, Bondiau PY, Meneï P, Loiseau H, Bernier V, Honnorat J, Barrié M, Mokhtari K, Mazeron JJ, Bissery A, Delattre JY; Association of French-Speaking Neuro-Oncologists.. Radiotherapy for glioblastoma in the elderly. N Engl J Med. 2007 Apr 12;356(15):1527-35.

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Inclusion Criteria:

  • Glioblastoma and anaplastic astrocytoma, supratentorial, histologically confirmed
  • Brain CT scan or MRI within 28 days before surgery
  • Age: 70 years or older
  • Karnofsky performance status, 70 or more.
  • Life expectancy over 12 weeks
  • Informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Brain radiotherapy
  • Chemotherapy
  • Severe systemic disease
70 Years and older   (Senior)
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PHRC, P000502 AOM 98071
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Principal Investigator: jean-yves Delattre, MD Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris
Principal Investigator: Florence Keime-Guibert, MD Assitance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris
Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris
January 2007

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