Thalidomide

Thalidomide has found a second life as an anti-cancer medication across a variety of cancers.  

And in brain cancer trials, it has shown anti-tumor properties. 

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As it is by prescription only, one would have to work with a doctor to take it.

We hope the studies provided here is enough information for someone to act upon; but, should you need more information, let us know and we'll try to help you find some. 

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Title: Thalidomide as palliative treatment in patients with advanced secondary glioblastoma

Link: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/25427949/

Summary: In this study, Thalidomide was administered to patients experiencing recurrent disease and the authors retrospectively looked at the outcomes they experienced.

Key takeaways:

  • Patients experienced longer survival than expected
  • Patients experienced an improved sleep pattern

 


 

Title: Thalidomide prolongs disease stabilization after conventional therapy in patients with recurrent glioblastoma

Link: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/14654909/

Summary: This study tracked the administration of Thalidomide to patients experiencing recurrent disease after receiving traditional care.

Key takeaway(s):

  • Stability of the tumor improved
  • It warrants consideration for treatment of disease progression
  • There were modest side effects

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