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Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) is the most common and most aggressive malignant primary brain tumor in humans, involving glial ce...
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Avastin vs Temodar for Glioblastoma

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Bevacizumab (trade name Avastin, Genentech/Hoffmann–La Roche|Roche) is a drug that blocks angiogenesis, the growth of new blood vessels. It is commonly used to treat various cancers, including colorectal, lung, breast, kidney, and glioblastomas.Bev...
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Bevacizumab (trade name Avastin, Genentech/Hoffmann–La Roche|Roche) is a drug that blocks angiogenesis, the growth of new blood vessels. It is commonly used to treat various cancers, including colorectal, lung, breast, kidney, and glioblastomas.Bev...
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I stopped Temodar due to weight loss, fatigue and stable...
" ...Temodar until 7/07. I stopped Temodar due to weight loss, fatigue and stable MRI's. I ...Dec 07- then tried CPT-11/Avastin which did not work for me. I just started daily ...with every 2 week Avastin and am... "

is GBM. Temodar failed. Irinotecan and avastin failed. W...
" ...Beyond 3rd Line Therapy for GBM Hello. My husband is now ...thrid line therapy for his GBM. Temodar failed. Irinotecan and avastin failed. We are now treating him with avastin and BCNU. What next?... "

with Temodar and it helps. It didn't help my husband,...
" ...have radiation combined with Temodar and it helps. It didn't help my husband, however. He ...of Temodar a night. No side affects from the Temodar and only fatigue from ...dose of radiation. So, they... "

plus avastin was the one that reduced my GBM IV...
" I am doing avastin and CCNU right now for the last three months. I will tell you the results at the end of next months MRI. Previoulsly-34 months, dx 9/2010- under control with... "

Temodar stopped working). He has shoulder pain nearly a...
" shoulder pain?\ My husband currently on Avastin (Temodar stopped working). He has shoulder pain nearly all the time. He asked the NO if this could be a side effect of the Avastin. He didn't believe... "

ur rad/Temodar -- my husband did well on that. Avastin is...
" ...us. Good luck with your rad/Temodar -- my husband did well on that. Avastin is a great drug especially for recurrences. ...good things. Wondering why you are unsure. Husband dx GBM IV... "

not good and she had a platelet crash from the temodar. She...
" ...mother (age 77) was dx with GBM IV in April 09. ...her methylation status was not good and she had a platelet crash from the temodar. She is now on ...people who are in pretty bad shape have benefited from... "

effective. She tried several therapies which did not work...
" My wife ws diagnosed with GBM IV in August of 2004. Radiation and Temodar were not effective. She tried several therapies which did not work or worked for a short time. Duke started her on Avastin... "

luck with radiation and temodar for his inoperable GBM IV....
" ...and CPT-11 (Irinotecan)? My husband had no luck with radiation and temodar for his inoperable GBM IV. Not only did the tumor not shrink, it grew slightly. He's been on Avastin and CPT-11 every... "

weeks. I responded so well to the temodar that they...
" I was Dx 6-5-07 with GBM. Surgery, radiation and temodar-6 weeks. I responded so well to the temodar that they had to take me off of it-my counts crashed. On nothing for 3 months-the tumor regrew.... "

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