Glioblastoma in elderly patients: health-related quality of life (hrqol) in a randomized trial comparing 6-weeks of tadiotherapy (rt) vs hypofractionated rt over 2 weeks vs temozolomide chemotherapy (tmz)

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Glioblastoma in elderly patients: health-related quality of life (hrqol) in a randomized trial comparing 6-weeks of tadiotherapy (rt) vs hypofractionated rt over 2 weeks vs temozolomide chemotherapy (tmz)
Titre de la conférence
9th Meeting of European Association of NeuroOncology
Auteur(s)
Malmstrom A., Gronberg B., Stupp R., Marosi C., Frappaz D., Schultz H., Abacioglu U., Henriksson R.
Adresse
Maastricht - Netherlands, 16-19 September, 2010
ISBN
1522-8517
Statut éditorial
Publié
Date de publication
2010
Peer-reviewed
Oui
Volume
12
Série
Neuro-Oncology
Pages
18-19
Langue
anglais
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Meeting Abstract
Résumé
BACKGROUND:
Despite advances in treatment, survival of patients with GBM over 60 years is still often less than 1 year. In the perspective of a short expected survival, the quality of the remaining life and the effects of therapy on health-related quality of life (HRQoL) should be given special emphasis when recommending treatment for the individual patients. Several studies have focused on survival of the elderly, but few data are available on HRQoL for different treatments. In a randomized trial, we compared survival and HRQoL for 3 treatment options, 6 weeks of RT, vs hypofractionated RT, or chemotherapy with TMZ.
MATERIALS AND METHODS:
Newly diagnosed GBM patients, age ≥60 years with PS 0-2, were randomized to either standard RT (60 Gy in 2-Gy fractions over 6 weeks), hypofractionated RT (34 Gy in 3.4-Gy fractions over 2 weeks), or 6 cycles of chemotherapy with TMZ (200 mg/m2 day 1-5 every 28 days). QoL was determined by the EORTC QLQ 30 questionnaire and the Brain Cancer Module at inclusion, before start of therapy, at 6 weeks, 3 months, and 6 months after start of treatment. Patients were followed until death. The primary study endpoint was overall survival (OS) and secondary objectives were HRQoL, neurologic symptom control, and safety. RESULTS: A total of 342 patients were included and 292 patients were randomized between the 3 treatment options and 50 patients between hypofractionated RT and TMZ. Median age was 70 years (range 60-92) with 58% being male. Performance status was 0-1 for 75% of patients and 73% had undergone
surgical resection.
CONCLUSION:
The results from the HRQoL analysis of this trial will be presented together with survival data at the upcoming EANO meeting.
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21/10/2010 11:44
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