Chemotherapy of brain tumors

By | April 20, 2012

Chemotherapy of brain tumors, medulloblastoma tumor, seminoma, neuroblastoma, moderately sensitive ependymoma tumors, pituitary growth hormone and brain metastases, low sensitivity of the tumor a pituitary adenoma, craniopharyngioma, astrocytoma, chordoma and so on.
Malignant brain tumor in the radiation therapy started 1 month after the end of chemotherapy. Chemotherapy of brain tumors involving blood-brain barrier (BBB) issues, it should use small molecules through the BBB, high-fat-soluble, less toxic drugs.
Brain tumor chemotherapy, used a brain tumor chemotherapy drugs are consumption mustard (AT-1258), carmustine (OCNU), Lomustine (CCNU), and for Nepal arms (VM-26) and so on. Cumulative toxicity of these drugs generally have, usually in 4-5 cycles of chemotherapy, mainly as hard to maintain stability in blood, so in recent years, advocates a method of endovascular neurosurgery, namely through the application of micro-catheter technique, the femoral artery or the catheter into the carotid artery of intracranial tumors, either into the line of cancer chemotherapy drugs, but also the line feeding artery embolization to control tumor growth, but also for the surgical treatment of certain tumors to provide the necessary conditions.

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