Treatment for glioblastoma (GBM)
Intended for US audiences only.

Events throughout the year help you to stay inspired and informed.

Open House Events

Optune Open Houses are live educational events happening throughout the year where you can:

  • Learn more about glioblastoma and Optune
  • Hear firsthand from Optune users and caregivers about starting and incorporating Optune into daily life.
  • Some topics include:
    • Adjusting to life with Optune
    • Sleeping with Optune
    • Financial support
    • Traveling

You also have a chance to ask questions and discuss other topics about Optune.

Go to OptuneOpenHouse.com to register for any Optune Open House today.

To find out more or register over the phone, call 1-855-281-9301 for live events or 1-844-247-1636 for Webinars.

Live events

October 16, 2019

Optune Open House

OptuneOpenHouse.com

Cleveland, OH

6:30 PM EST

1-855-281-9301

October 17, 2019

Optune Open House

OptuneOpenHouse.com

Danville, PA

5:30 PM EST

To RSVP, call 1-855-281-9301

October 17, 2019

Optune Open House

OptuneOpenHouse.com

Indianapolis, IN

6:00 PM EST

To RSVP, call 1-855-281-9301

October 19, 2019

Optune Open House

OptuneOpenHouse.com

Brookfield, WI

11:30 AM CST

To RSVP, call 1-855-281-9301

October 23, 2019

Optune Open House

OptuneOpenHouse.com

Charleston, SC

6:00 PM EST

To RSVP call 855-281-9301

October 23, 2019

Optune Open House

OptuneOpenHouse.com

San Diego, CA

6:00 PM PST

To RSVP, call 1-855-281-9301

October 24, 2019

Optune Open House

OptuneOpenHouse.com

Oklahoma, OK

6:00 PM CST

To RSVP, call 1-855-281-9301

October 24, 2019

Optune Open House

OptuneOpenHouse.com

San Francisco, CA

6:30 PM PST

To RSVP, call 1-855-281-9301

October 26, 2019

Optune Open House

OptuneOpenHouse.com

Livonia, MI

11:00 AM EST

To RSVP, call 1-855-281-9301

November 02, 2019

Optune Open House

OptuneOpenHouse.com

New Brunswick, NJ

11:00 AM EST

1-855-281-9301

November 06, 2019

Optune Open House

OptuneOpenHouse.com

Cincinnati, OH

6:30 PM EST

To RSVP, call 1-855-281-9301

November 06, 2019

Optune Open House

OptuneOpenHouse.com

Santa Ana, CA

6:00 PM PST

1-855-281-9301

November 13, 2019

Optune Open House

OptuneOpenHouse.com

Santa Maria, CA

5:30 PM PST

To RSVP, call 1-855-281-9301

November 14, 2019

Optune Open House

OptuneOpenHouse.com

Port St. Lucie , FL

6:00 PM EST

To RSVP, call 1-855-281-9301

November 14, 2019

Optune Open House

OptuneOpenHouse.com

Baltimore, MD

6:30 PM EST

To RSVP, call 1-855-281-9301

November 19, 2019

Optune Open House

OptuneOpenHouse.com

Springfield, IL

6:00 PM CST

To RSVP, call 1-855-281-9301

Webinars

November 14, 2019

Optune Open House Webinar

OptuneOpenHouse.com

7:00 PM EST

To RSVP, call 1-844-247-1636

December 12, 2019

Optune Open House Webinar

OptuneOpenHouse.com

7:00 PM EST

To RSVP, call 1-844-247-1636

What is Optune® approved to treat?

Optune is a wearable, portable, FDA-approved device indicated to treat a type of brain cancer called glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) in adult patients 22 years of age or older.

Newly diagnosed GBM

If you have newly diagnosed GBM, Optune is used together with a chemotherapy called temozolomide (TMZ) if:

Recurrent GBM

If your tumor has come back, Optune can be used alone as an alternative to standard medical therapy if:

Who should not use Optune?

Optune is not for everyone. Talk to your doctor if you have:

Do not use Optune if you are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant. It is not known if Optune is safe or effective during pregnancy.

What should I know before using Optune?

Optune should only be used after receiving training from qualified personnel, such as your doctor, a nurse, or other medical staff who have completed a training course given by Novocure®, the maker of Optune.

What are the possible side effects of Optune?

Most common side effects of Optune when used together with chemotherapy (temozolomide, or TMZ) were low blood platelet count, nausea, constipation, vomiting, tiredness, scalp irritation from the device, headache, seizure, and depression.

The most common side effects when using Optune alone were scalp irritation (redness and itchiness) and headache. Other side effects were malaise, muscle twitching, fall and skin ulcers.

Talk to your doctor if you have any of these side effects or questions.


Please click here to see the Optune Instructions for Use (IFU) for complete information regarding the device's indications, contraindications, warnings, and precautions.

On this site, patient and healthcare professional videos as well as all images labeled as Optune users, caregivers, or healthcare professionals depict actual patients, caregivers, and healthcare professionals. All other depictions of patients and caregivers are actor portrayals. Patient images reflect the health status of the patients at the time each photo was taken.

What is Optune approved to treat?

Optune is indicated to treat a type of brain cancer called glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) in adult patients 22 years of age or older.