Oligodendroglioma Medication

Updated: Jan 06, 2022
  • Author: Caroline T Goldin, MD; Chief Editor: Stephen A Berman, MD, PhD, MBA  more...
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Medication

Medication Summary

The standard chemotherapeutic treatment for oligodendrogliomas is combination chemotherapy with PCV, initiated about 4 weeks after radiation therapy, or temozolomide concomitant with radiation followed by adjuvantly about 4 weeks after radiation. The schedule and modifications for these regimens are beyond the scope of this article.

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PCV chemotherapy

Class Summary

This combination of agents inhibits cell growth and differentiation.

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