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ANTICONVULSANTS



Wali AR, Rennert RC, Wang SG, Chen CC.
Prophylactic anticonvulsants in patients with primary glioblastoma.
J Neurooncol. 2017 Jul 28. doi: 10.1007/s11060-017-2584-8. [Epub ahead of print]
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ANTIDEPRESSANTS



Bielecka AM, Obuchowicz E.
Antidepressant drugs can modify cytotoxic action of temozolomide.
Eur J Cancer Care (Engl). 2016 Aug 2. doi: 10.1111/ecc.12551. [Epub ahead of print]
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ANTIANGIOGENESIS



Mamo A, Baig A, Azam M, Rho YS, Sahebjam S, Muanza T, Owen S, Petrecca K, Guiot MC, Al-Shami J, Sharma R, Kavan P.
Progression pattern and adverse events with bevacizumab in glioblastoma.
Curr Oncol. 2016 Oct;23(5):e468-e471. Epub 2016 Oct 25.
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CHEMOTHERAPY



Desai VCA, Quinlan SC, Deitz AC, He J, Holick CN, Lanes S.
Risk of severe acute liver injury among patients with brain cancer treated with temozolomide: a nested case-control study using the healthcore integrated research database.
J Neurooncol. 2017 Aug;134(1):89-95. doi: 10.1007/s11060-017-2489-6. Epub 2017 Jul 17.
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END OF LIFE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS



Pinto-Martin JA.
Where Is the Road Map for Glioblastoma?
JAMA Oncol. 2017 Oct 26. doi: 10.1001/jamaoncol.2017.3073. [Epub ahead of print]
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I could go on and on about the incredible challenges of caring for someone with GBM. I always felt guilty when I thought about myself and my challenges in the face of his terminal disease, but caregivers are vital to the well-being of those who are ill, and they need support and care aswell. So let me suggest something: it is time we started treating patients with brain cancer as though they had Alzheimer disease.




Thier K, Calabek B, Tinchon A, Grisold W, Oberndorfer S.
The Last 10 Days of Patients With Glioblastoma: Assessment of Clinical Signs and Symptoms as well as Treatment.
Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2016 Dec;33(10):985-988. Epub 2015 Oct 14.
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PROGRESSIVE VS. RESPONSIVE FORMS



Ion-Mărgineanu A, Van Cauter S, Sima DM, Maes F, Sunaert S, Himmelreich U, Van Huffel S.
Classifying Glioblastoma Multiforme Follow-Up Progressive vs. Responsive Forms Using Multi-Parametric MRI Features.
Front Neurosci. 2017 Jan 11;10:615. doi: 10.3389/fnins.2016.00615.
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RADIOTHERAPY



Ma TM, Grimm J, McIntyre R, Anderson-Keightly H, Kleinberg LR, Hales RK, Moore J, Vannorsdall T, Redmond KJ.
A prospective evaluation of hippocampal radiation dose volume effects and memory deficits following cranial irradiation.
Radiother Oncol. 2017 Nov;125(2):234-240. doi: 10.1016/j.radonc.2017.09.035. Epub 2017 Nov 8.
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Minniti G, Scaringi C, Baldoni A, Lanzetta G, De Sanctis V, Esposito V, Enrici RM.
Health-related quality of life in elderly patients with newly diagnosed glioblastoma treated with short-course radiation therapy plus concomitant and adjuvant temozolomide.
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2013 Jun 1;86(2):285-91. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2013.02.013.
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RISK OF SUBSEQUENT CANCER



Li X, Li Y, Cao Y, Li P, Liang B, Sun J, Feng E.
Risk of subsequent cancer among pediatric, adult and elderly patients following a primary diagnosis of glioblastoma multiforme: a population-based study of the SEER database.
Int J Neurosci. 2017 Mar 17:1-7. doi: 10.1080/00207454.2017.1288624. [Epub ahead of print]

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STEROIDS



Díez Valle R, Becerra Castro V, Marigil Sánchez M, Gállego Pérez-Larraya J, Núñez-Córdoba JM, Tejada Solis S.
Results of a Policy of Fast Tapering of Steroids After Resection Surgery in Glioblastoma.
World Neurosurg. 2017 Oct 28. pii: S1878-8750(17)31838-7. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2017.10.110. [Epub ahead of print]
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TUMOR TREATING FIELDS THERAPY



Majd P, O'Connell DE, Kim RC, Bota DA, Carrillo JA.
Case of glioblastoma patient treated with tumor treating fields therapy at recurrence degenerating to sarcoma.
CNS Oncol. 2017 Mar 17. doi: 10.2217/cns-2016-0035. [Epub ahead of print]

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