Glioblastoma multiforme

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Glioblastoma multiforme is a malignant brain tumor that carries an extremely poor prognosis.

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Currently, most patients with Glioblastoma multiforme are initially treated with maximal surgical removal of the tumor, which is then followed by radiotherapy and Chemotherapy, most often with Temozolomide, a chemotheraputic agent that has been shown to have activity against glioblastoma multiforme. Radiosurgery is being investigated in the treatmet glioblastoma multiforme.