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Nitrosoureas: Clinical and Experimental Considerations in the Treatment of Brain Tumors

  • Victor A. Levin
  • Charles B. Wilson


The nitrosoureas have been in clinical usage in the treatment of primary and secondary brain tumors since 1969. Either as a tribute to the activity of these drugs or as an example of our ineptness in discovering other active drugs, the nitrosoureas, particularly BCNU, remain our most active agents.


Brain Tumor Malignant Glioma Brain Tumor Model Secondary Brain Tumor Brain Tumor Therapy 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • Victor A. Levin
    • 1
  • Charles B. Wilson
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of NeurosurgeryUniversity of CaliforniaSan FranciscoUSA

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