Avastin is a drug that is approved for use in some adult cancers. This study will assess the effectiveness of adding Avastin to the standard chemotherapy treatment for low grade glioma (LGG) in children and adolescents. The child or adolescent will be randomly allocated to receive standard treatment with or without Avastin. It will determine whether Avastin is a safe and effective treatment to slow tumour growth.
Disease Stage: Unresectable or progressive disease
Patient Age Range: 6mths – <18 years
Sample Size: 150
Recruitment period: 2 years
- International: The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto
- National: ANZCHOG