Can Chemotherapy Cure Glioblastoma?

Q:
Can chemotherapy cure glioblastoma?

A:
Chemotherapy can only help to relieve glioblastoma but do not cure it. Glioblastoma, also known as glioblastoma multiforme (GBM), is a kind of brain cancer and it is the most common kind of malignant brain tumor for adults. It can develop and spread in fast pace. Its possible signs include headaches, nausea, and some symptoms like those of strokes. Worsening of symptoms often is rapid. But, it is very difficult to cure this disease.

Chemotherapy is one of the treatments for glioblastoma, temozolomide is the most common chemotherapy drug doctors use for glioblastoma. However, chemotherapy has some side effects.

If you have glioblastoma, you should consult your doctor for suitable treatments in time.

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