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FDA Expands Optune's Glioblastoma Multiforme Indication

Silas Inman @silasinman
Published: Monday, Oct 05, 2015

William Maisel, MD

William Maisel, MD, MPH

The FDA has approved Optune (formally the NovoTTF-100A System) in combination with adjuvant temozolomide as a treatment for patients with newly diagnosed glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) following surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy, based on an improvement in survival in the EF-14 trial.

“These results are spectacular,” lead investigator Roger Stupp, MD, director of the University Hospital Cancer Center at the University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland, said in a statement when the findings were presented. “A new standard of care for patients suffering from glioblastoma is born.”


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