volume 27, issue 4, P516-518 2013
DOI: 10.3109/02688697.2013.764970
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B. Pizer, A. Salehzadeh, A. Brodbelt, C. Mallucci

Abstract: A 15-year-old female presented with a middle cranial fossa anaplastic astrocytoma that was completely excised. She received local radiotherapy (54 Gy) and oral temozolomide. Five months after therapy, MRI showed local relapse. She underwent resection of the tumour with implantation of seven carmustine-impregnated wafers (Gliadel). She then received six cycles of procarbazine and lomustine therapy. Three years later, she is well and disease free. This case supports the further investigation of Gliadel in childr…

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