Radiotherapy and bevacizumab for intramedullary and leptomenigeal metastatic glioblastoma: A case report and review of the literature

Alba Fiorentino, Rocchina Caivano, Costanza Chiumento, Mariella Cozzolino, Vincenzo Fusco

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Abstract

Glioblastoma (GBM) developed metastases rarely and the prognosis, in these cases, was very poor. We reported a 30-year patient who, developing intramedullary and leptomeningeal metastases from GBM, underwent palliative spinal radiotherapy (RT) and Bevacizumab.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)691-694
Number of pages4
JournalInternational Journal of Neuroscience
Volume122
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2012

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Glioblastoma
Radiotherapy
Neoplasm Metastasis
Bevacizumab

Keywords

  • Bevacizumab
  • Glioblastoma
  • Metastases
  • Radiotherapy

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  • Neuroscience(all)

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Radiotherapy and bevacizumab for intramedullary and leptomenigeal metastatic glioblastoma : A case report and review of the literature. / Fiorentino, Alba; Caivano, Rocchina; Chiumento, Costanza; Cozzolino, Mariella; Fusco, Vincenzo.

In: International Journal of Neuroscience, Vol. 122, No. 11, 11.2012, p. 691-694.

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