Medical and Surgical Oncology Lecture: Optune in Newly Diagnosed Glioblastoma (GBM)
September 26, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Simon Khagi, MD
Assistant Professor, Medicine and Neurosurgery Director, UNC Brain Tumor Program Department of Neurosurgery UNC School of Medicine University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Optune in Newly Diagnosed Glioblastoma (GBM)
Glioblastoma is a devastating disease with a survival that is measured in months. The recent FDA approval of the Optune device for the treatment of newly-diagnosed glioblastoma was a paradigm shift in the field of neuro-oncology. We will focus our discussion on the biological underpinnings of this device and clinical data supporting its use.
Understand the current outcomes and treatment of glioblastoma before the introduction of Optune
Explain the mechanism of actions and early research that led to the approval of Optune by the FDA
Describe the evolving role of Optune in the management of glioblastoma
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