(Pathway 2) SIOP Ependymoma Program II
Ependymoma (on the brain) / Posted 1 year ago
A trial looking at treatment for children and young adults with an ependymoma
This trial is looking at chemotherapy and extra doses of radiotherapy after surgery to treat ependymoma. It is open to children and young adults with an ependymoma that hasn’t 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 2. We have information on pathway 1 and pathway 3.
The aims of this trial are to find
How well vincristine, etoposide, cyclophosphamide and high dose methotrexate works to treat ependymoma
How safe the combination is
What are the side effects of this combination
How safe it is give 2 more doses of radiotherapy