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Brain Tumor Reports

Volume 8 Number 2
15 January 2008

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Epidemiology & Risk Factors



Davis FS
Epidemiology of brain tumors
Expert Rev Anticancer Ther. 2007 Dec;7(12 Suppl):S3-6
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Dearlove JV, Fisher PG, Buffler PA
Family History of Cancer Among Children With Brain Tumors: A Critical Review
J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2008 Jan;30(1):8-14
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Etiology & Pathogenesis



Shirahata M, Iwao-Koizumi K, Saito S, Ueno N, Oda M, Hashimoto N, Takahashi JA, Kato K
Gene expression-based molecular diagnostic system for malignant gliomas is superior to histological diagnosis
Clin Cancer Res. 2007 Dec 15;13(24):7341-56
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Yip S, Iafrate AJ, Louis DN
Molecular diagnostic testing in malignant gliomas: a practical update on predictive markers
J Neuropathol Exp Neurol. 2008 Jan;67(1):1-15
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Overall Management



Daniel A. Lim, Soonmee Cha, Mary C. Mayo, Mei-Hsiu Chen, Evren Keles, Scott VandenBerg and Mitchel S. Berger
Relationship of glioblastoma multiforme to neural stem cell regions predicts invasive and multifocal tumor phenotype
Neuro Oncol 2007 Oct 1. 9(4):424-429; DOI:10.1215/15228517-2007-023. First published on July 10, 2007

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Furnari FB, Fenton T, Bachoo RM, Mukasa A, Stommel JM, Stegh A, Hahn WC, Ligon KL, Louis DN, Brennan C, Chin L, DePinho RA, Cavenee WK.
Malignant astrocytic glioma: genetics, biology, and paths to treatment
Genes Dev. 2007 Nov 1;21(21):2683-710
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Psychosocial Aspects



Micklewright JL, King TZ, Morris RD, Krawiecki N
Quantifying Pediatric Neuro-oncology Risk Factors: Development of the Neurological Predictor Scale
J Child Neurol. 2008 Jan 8; [Epub ahead of print]
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S. H. Snyder
Seeking God in the Brain — Efforts to Localize Higher Brain Functions
N Engl J Med, Volume 358 — January 3, 2008 — Number 1

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Stem Cells



Lee J, Son MJ, Woolard K, Donin NM, Li A, Cheng CH, Kotliarova S, Kotliarov Y, Walling J, Ahn S, Kim M, Totonchy M, Cusack T, Ene C, Ma H, Su Q, Zenklusen JC, Zhang W, Maric D, Fine HA
Epigenetic-mediated dysfunction of the bone morphogenetic protein pathway inhibits differentiation of glioblastoma-initiating cells
Cancer Cell. 2008 Jan;13(1):69-80
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Nakano I, Saigusa K, Kornblum HI
BMPing Off Glioma Stem Cells
Cancer Cell. 2008 Jan 8;13(1):3-4
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Rubio D, Garcia S, Paz MF, De la Cueva T, Lopez-Fernandez LA, Lloyd AC, Garcia-Castro J, Bernad A  
Molecular Characterization of Spontaneous Mesenchymal Stem Cell Transformation
PLoS ONE. 2008; 3(1): e1398. Published online 2008 January 2. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0001398
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von Holst A
Tenascin C in Stem Cell Niches: Redundant, Permissive or Instructive?
Cells Tissues Organs. 2007 Dec 21; [Epub ahead of print]
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Wu YY, Huang Q, Dong J, Lan Q
Correlation of stem cell niche to genesis and development of tumor stem cells
Ai Zheng. 2008 Jan;27(1):109-12
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Zeppernick F, Ahmadi R, Campos B, Dictus C, Helmke BM, Becker N, Lichter P, Unterberg A, Radlwimmer B, Herold-Mende CC
Stem Cell Marker CD133 Affects Clinical Outcome in Glioma Patients
Clin Cancer Res. 2008 Jan 1;14(1):123-9
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Treatment



Grauer OM, Sutmuller RP, van Maren W, Jacobs JF, Bennink E, Toonen LW, Nierkens S, Adema GJ.
Elimination of regulatory T cells is essential for an effective vaccination with tumor lysate-pulsed dendritic cells in a murine glioma model
Int J Cancer. 2007 Dec 12; [Epub ahead of print]
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Saidi A, Javerzat S, Bellahcène A, De Vos J, Bello L, Castronovo V, Deprez M, Loiseau H, Bikfalvi A, Hagedorn M
Experimental anti-angiogenesis causes upregulation of genes associated with poor survival in glioblastoma
Int J Cancer. 2007 Dec 18; [Epub ahead of print]
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Yamini B, Yu X, Pytel P, Galanopoulos N, Rawlani V, Veerapong J, Bickenbach K, Weichselbaum RR
Adenovirally delivered tumor necrosis factor-alpha improves the antiglioma efficacy of concomitant radiation and temozolomide therapy
Clin Cancer Res. 2007 Oct 15;13(20):6217-23

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Patients & Caregivers



Kathy Oliver
Personal observations of the Society for Neuro-Oncology 12th Annual Scientific Meeting and Education Day (Dallas, Texas – 15 to 18 November 2007)
International Brain Tumour Alliance – IBTA
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