Prognostic Factors for Long-Term Survival after Glioblastoma
Mohammad Sami Walid, MD, PhD
Fall 2008 - Volume 12 Number 4
Long-term survivors of glioblastoma (GB) are rare. Several variables besides tumor size and location determine a patient’s survival chances: age at diagnosis, where younger patients often receive more aggressive treatment that is multimodal; functional status, which has a significant negative correlation with age; and histologic and genetic markers.