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New Clinical Trial to Test Intra-arterial Infusion for Malignant Pediatric Brain Tumors

Al's Comment:

 I liked this trial in adults, and am happy to see it in pediatric.  Hopefully it will allow Avastin to be used in kids without systemic side effects.  It may have a higher chance of complications for the actual infusion, but then there is less exposure to the rest of the body, and if it is done the same way they use it on adults, it is just 1 infusion ever 3 months.

When I first heard about intra-arterial Avastin I thought it was a crazy concept, but then I talked to the researcher who does the procedure and he convinced me that it may work.  I got him to speak at a support group meeting and videotaped it.  Click HERE to see the video about the procedure in adults (I assume it is similar for kids)

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