Decision making and management of gliomas: Practical considerations

A. F. Hottinger, K. Homicsko, L. Negretti, B. Lhermitte, R. Stupp*

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Abstract

Over the last decade, diagnostic options and introduction of novel treatments have expanded the armamentarium in the management of malignant glioma. Combined chemoradiotherapy has become the standard of care in glioblastoma up to the age of 70 years, while treatment in elderly patients or with lower grade glioma is less well defined. Molecular markers define different disease subtypes and allow for adapted treatment selection. This review focuses on simple questions arising in the daily management of patients.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)x33-x40
JournalAnnals of Oncology
Volume23
Issue numberSUPPL. 10
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 2012

Keywords

  • Anaplastic astrocytoma
  • Chemotherapy
  • Glioblastoma
  • IDH1
  • MGMT
  • Oligodendroglioma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hematology
  • Oncology

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