Publication Online – March 2016
Print – July 2016
The guideline addresses four
areas regarding effective treatment of glioblastoma with radiation therapy.
First, it provides recommendations on when radiation is indicated following
biopsy or resection of glioblastoma and how it is impacted by systemic therapy.
Second, it looks at the optimal dose-fractionation schemes for EBRT following
biopsy or section and whether pretreatment characteristics like age or
performance status affect appropriate fractionation. Third, it discusses ideal
target volumes for curative-intent EBRT. Finally, the guideline considers the
role of reirradiation in patients whose disease returns after initial
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Author SocietyAmerican Society for Radiation Oncology
EndorsementsAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology
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