New Glioblastoma Trial Adds Whole-Brain Irradiation to Plerixafor

    With: Lawrence Recht, MDMartin Brown, D.Phil, FASTRO

    A Q&A with Martin Brown, D.Phil, FASTRO, Emeritus Professor (, and Lawrence Recht, MD, Professor, at Stanford University’s Department of Neurology ( Q: The treatment of glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) is a serious challenge. Recurrence after initial surgery is common and subsequent treatment almost always unsuccessful. Just as “an army marches on its stomach,” GBM growth depends on blood supply. Successful use of the FDA-approved… Read more »


    The Promise of Plerixafor in Glioblastoma Treatment

    With: Adan Rios, MD

    A Q&A with Adan Rios, MD; Professor in the Division of Oncology-Department of Internal Medicine of The University of Texas McGovern Medical School at Houston, Texas Medical Center; Q: Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) remains a scourge with a typically rapid fatal course resistant to most therapy. All solid tumors must receive sufficient blood supply to grow. Plerixafor is an FDA-approved drug that may inhibit… Read more »