Perspectieven inzake 
het glioblastoom

Het glioblastoom is de agressiefste tumor van het centrale zenuwstelsel. Ondanks een goed omschreven multimodale behandeling, zal de tumor in de regel recidiveren en is de overleving van de patiënten zelden langer dan 18-24 maanden. Daarom onderzoeken veel vorsers de fundamentele biologie van die tumor, die nooit meta‑
staseert, en exploreren artsen nieuwe therapeutische benaderingen. We geven hier een kort overzicht van de recente gegevens over de biologie van de glioblastoomcellen en van de nieuwe behandelingen die de laatste jaren zijn ontwikkeld.

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  • Laboratory of Nervous System Disorders and Therapy, GIGA-Neurosciences Research Center, ULg; Dienst neurologie, CHU de Liège

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