Get to know Optune Gio
GET TO KNOW OPTUNE GIO
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Optune Gio is a wearable, portable, FDA-approved device. It treats a type of brain cancer called glioblastoma (GBM) in adult patients aged 22 years or older.
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About Optune Gio
Optune Gio works by delivering Tumor Treating Fields (TTFields) therapy through adhesive patches that are placed on your head, called transducer arrays
Because Optune Gio is portable, you can receive continuous treatment almost anywhere
Optune Gio is small and lightweight, weighing just 2.7 pounds
With your doctor’s approval, you can use Optune Gio during your daily routine—at work, at social events, and even while traveling
DID YOU KNOW?
More than 25,000 people have started Optune Gio
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Optune Gio® Has NCCN Category 1 Preferred Status
What does this mean?
The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) is a not-for-profit alliance of leading cancer centers that is committed to advancing cancer care through the creation of NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines®). These NCCN Guidelines® are used for patients and healthcare professionals around the world. The NCCN recommends treatments based on 3 Categories, with Category 1 being the highest recommendation.
Tumor Treating Fields (Optune Gio) have been recognized as a Category 1 Preferred treatment for people newly diagnosed with GBM. Optune Gio has established itself as a Preferred standard of care because it has shown proven results, is considered a safe therapy, and, when appropriate, is an affordable treatment option.
NCCN makes no warranties of any kind whatsoever regarding their content, use or application and disclaims any responsibility for their application or use in any way.
Referenced with permission from the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines®) for Central Nervous System Cancers V.1.2023. © National Comprehensive Cancer Network, Inc. 2023. All rights reserved. Accessed September 18, 2023. To view the most recent and complete version of the guideline, go online to NCCN.org.
Explore the Optune Gio system Other components included in your kit Portable batteries: Each kit comes with 4 batteries. Each battery lasts for 2 to 3 hours Charger for portable batteries: It takes 2 to 4 hours to recharge the batteries. You can charge and reuse the batteries many times over the course of 6 to 9 months Plug-in power supply and power cords: "No-Stop Swap" allows you to swap batteries or power source without disrupting delivery of TTFields
How long do I have to wear Optune Gio every day?
A large clinical study showed that Optune Gio should be turned on for at least 75% of the time, or 18 hours per day. This will help you get the best response from treatment.
You have the flexibility to decide which times of the day are best for you. Because Optune Gio is a wearable, portable device, you can take it with you wherever you go.
Everyday life with Optune Gio
Optune Gio users and caregivers discuss what a normal day looks like while using Optune Gio.