Pilot Study of Laser Interstitial Thermal Therapy (LITT) in Recurrent Glioblastoma
MD Anderson Study Status
This phase II trial studies how well laser interstitial thermal therapy and lomustine work in treating patients with glioblastoma or anaplastic astrocytoma that has come back. Using laser to heat the tumor cells may help to kill them. Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as lomustine, work in different ways to stop the growth of tumor cells, either by killing the cells, by stopping them from dividing, or by stopping them from spreading. Giving laser interstitial thermal therapy and lomustine may work better in treating patients with glioblastoma or anaplastic astrocytoma.
Information and next steps
IDH Family Wildtype, Recurrent Anaplastic Astrocytoma, Recurrent Glioblastoma
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