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Bevacizumab for Glioblastoma—A Promising Drug or Not?
Department of Neurosurgery, Kyorin University Faculty of Medicine, 6-20-2 Shinkawa, Mitaka-shi, Tokyo 181-8611, Japan
Department of Neuro-Oncology/Neurosurgery, International Medical Center, Saitama Medical University, 1397-1 Yamane, Hidaka-shi, Saitama-ken 350-1298, Japan
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Received: 11 October 2013; Accepted: 24 October 2013 / Published: 7 November 2013
Abstract: Two double blind, placebo-controlled, and randomized phase III studies were conducted, and the results including OS’s were reported at the ASCO Meeting in June 2013, which was the beginning of confusion surrounding this topic. This is a review article not only summarizing the previous evidence, but also looking beyond.
Keywords: bevacizumab; glioblastoma; chemotherapy
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Nagane, M.; Nishikawa, R. Bevacizumab for Glioblastoma—A Promising Drug or Not? Cancers 2013, 5, 1456-1468.
Nagane M, Nishikawa R. Bevacizumab for Glioblastoma—A Promising Drug or Not? Cancers. 2013; 5(4):1456-1468.
Nagane, Motoo; Nishikawa, Ryo. 2013. "Bevacizumab for Glioblastoma—A Promising Drug or Not?" Cancers 5, no. 4: 1456-1468.