(Pathway 1) SIOP Ependymoma Program II
Ependymoma (on the brain) / Posted 1 year ago
This trial is looking at treating ependymoma with chemotherapy after surgery and radiotherapy. It is open to children and young adults whose ependymoma has been completely removed by surgery. Cancer Research UK supports this trial.
There are 2 parts to this trial. In the 1st part the trial committee looks at the results of your tests and scans. The 2nd part is looking at treatment pathways.
There are 3 treatment pathways in this trial. This information is about pathway 1. We also have information on pathway 2 and pathway 3.
The aims of this trial are to find out
how well chemotherapy after surgery and radiotherapy works to stop ependymoma coming back
about the side effects of having chemotherapy after surgery and radiotherapy
how safe it is to give chemotherapy after surgery and radiotherapy