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Brain Tumor Reports

Volume 8 Number 6
15 March 2008

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Contents



Diagnosis




Gupta R, Mohindra S, Gupta K
Demyelination or low-grade glioma? A diagnostic dilemma
Surg Neurol. 2008 Feb 22; [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract

Hunt JL
Molecular testing in solid tumors: an overview
Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2008 Feb;132(2):164-7
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Seute T, Leffers P, Ten Velde GP, Twijnstra A.
Detection of brain metastases from small cell lung cancer : consequences of changing imaging techniques (CT versus MRI)
Cancer. 2008 Feb 29; [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract

Taillibert S, Guillevin R, Menuel C, Sanson M, Hoang-Xuan K, Chiras J, Duffau H
Brain lymphoma: usefulness of the magnetic resonance spectroscopy
J Neurooncol. 2008 Jan;86(2):225-9. Epub 2007 Sep 4
 Abstract


Epidemiology




Bethke L, Murray A, Webb E, Schoemaker M, Muir K, McKinney P, Hepworth S, Dimitropoulou P, Lophatananon A, Feychting M, Lönn S, Ahlbom A, Malmer B, Henriksson R, Auvinen A, Kiuru A, Salminen T, Johansen C, Christensen HC, Kosteljanetz M, Swerdlow A, Houlston R
Comprehensive analysis of DNA repair gene variants and risk of meningioma
J Natl Cancer Inst. 2008 Feb 20;100(4):270-6. Epub 2008 Feb 12
 Abstract

Spix C, Eletr D, Blettner M, Kaatsch P
Temporal trends in the incidence rate of childhood cancer in Germany 1987-2004
Int J Cancer. 2008 Apr 15;122(8):1859-67. Published Online: 12 Dec 2007
 Abstract


Pathogenesis




Ketter R, Rahnenführer J, Henn W, Kim YJ, Feiden W, Steudel WI, Zang KD, Urbschat S
Correspondence of tumor localization with tumor recurrence and cytogenetic progression in meningiomas
Neurosurgery. 2008 Jan;62(1):61-9; discussion 69-70
 Abstract

Le Mercier M, Lefranc F, Mijatovic T, Debeir O, Haibe-Kains B, Bontempi G, Decaestecker C, Kiss R, Mathieu V.
Evidence of galectin-1 involvement in glioma chemoresistance
Toxicol Appl Pharmacol. 2008 Jan 29; [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract

Rossi A, Caracciolo V, Russo G, Reiss K, Giordano A.
Medulloblastoma: from molecular pathology to therapy.
Clin Cancer Res. 2008 Feb 15;14(4):971-6.
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Sontheimer H
A role for glutamate in growth and invasion of primary brain tumors
J Neurochem. 2008 Feb 14; [Epub ahead of print]
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Integrative Medicine




da Fonseca CO, Schwartsmann G, Fischer J, Nagel J, Futuro D, Quirico-Santos T, Gattass CR
Preliminary results from a phase I/II study of perillyl alcohol intranasal administration in adults with recurrent malignant gliomas
Surg Neurol. 2008 Mar 4; [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract

Sarfaraz S, Adhami VM, Syed DN, Afaq F, Mukhtar H
Cannabinoids for cancer treatment: progress and promise
Cancer Res. 2008 Jan 15;68(2):339-42
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van Ginkel PR, Yang W, Marcet MM, Chow CC, Kulkarni AD, Darjatmoko S, Lindstrom MJ, Lokken J, Bhattacharya S, Albert DM
1 alpha-Hydroxyvitamin D2 inhibits growth of human neuroblastoma
J Neurooncol. 2007 Dec;85(3):255-62. Epub 2007 Jun 30
 Abstract |  Reprint


Overall Management




Baehring JM, Vives K, Ogle E, Bannykh S.
A cerebral teratoma in an unusual location
J Neurooncol. 2007 Nov;85(2):203-5. Epub 2007 Jul 19
 Abstract |  Reprint

Baehring JM, Vives K, Bannykh S
Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy in a patient with marginal zone B-cell lymphoma
J Neurooncol. 2007 Dec;85(3):289-90. Epub 2007 Jul 17
 Abstract |  Reprint

Burkhardt K, Heuberger F, Delavelle J
Pilocytic astrocytoma in the elderly
Clin Neuropathol. 2007 Nov-Dec;26(6):306-10.
 Abstract

Demirci S, Akalin T, Islekel S, Ertan Y, Anacak Y
Multiple spinal metastases of cranial gliosarcoma: a case report and review of the literature
J Neurooncol. 2008 Mar 4; [Epub ahead of print]
  Abstract

Kalita O, Kala M, Svebisova H, Ehrmann J, Hlobilkova A, Trojanec R, Hajduch M, Houdek M.
Glioblastoma multiforme with an abscess: case report and literature review
J Neurooncol. 2008 Mar 4; [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract

Gelabert-González M, Seramito-García R, Bandín-Diéguez J, Allut AG
Bilateral thalamic tumours. Three case reports and a review of the literature
Rev Neurol. 2007 Nov 16-30;45(10):599-603
 Abstract

Ohba S, Yoshida K, Hirose Y, Ikeda E, Kawase T
A supratentorial primitive neuroectodermal tumor in an adult: a case report and review of the literature
J Neurooncol. 2008 Jan;86(2):217-24. Epub 2007 Aug 23
 Abstract

Rushing EJ, Cooper PB, Quezado M, Begnami M, Crespo A, Smirniotopoulos JG, Ecklund J, Olsen C, Santi M
Subependymoma revisited: clinicopathological evaluation of 83 cases
J Neurooncol. 2007 Dec;85(3):297-305. Epub 2007 Jun 14
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Takei H, Yogeswaren ST, Wong KK, Mehta V, Chintagumpala M, Dauser RC, Lau CC, Adesina AM
Expression of oligodendroglial differentiation markers in pilocytic astrocytomas identifies two clinical subsets and shows a significant correlation with proliferation index and progression free survival
J Neurooncol. 2008 Jan;86(2):183-90. Epub 2007 Aug 10
 Abstract

Torres G, Petit F, Vilchez V, Romero Z, Dorfman S, Cardozo D, Cardozo J
Primary cerebral fibrosarcoma in a child
Clin Neuropathol. 2007 Nov-Dec;26(6):284-7
 Abstract


Prognosis




Kaloshi G, Everhard S, Laigle-Donadey F, Marie Y, Navarro S, Mokhtari K, Idbaih A, Ducray F, Thillet J, Hoang-Xuan K, Delattre JY, Sanson M
Genetic markers predictive of chemosensitivity and outcome in gliomatosis cerebri
Neurology. 2008 Feb 19;70(8):590-5
 Abstract

Lai R
Survival of patients with adult medulloblastoma: a population-based study
Cancer. 2008 Apr 1;112(7):1568-74, Epub 2008 Feb 15.
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Levy O, Deangelis LM, Filippa DA, Panageas KS, Abrey LE
Bcl-6 predicts improved prognosis in primary central nervous system lymphoma
Cancer. 2008 Jan 1;112(1):151-6. Published Online: 12 Nov 2007
  Abstract

Pasquier D, Bijmolt S, Veninga T, Rezvoy N, Villa S, Krengli M, Weber DC, Baumert BG, Canyilmaz E, Yalman D, Szutowicz E, Tzuk-Shina T, Mirimanoff RO; Rare Cancer Network
Atypical and Malignant Meningioma: Outcome and Prognostic Factors in 119 Irradiated Patients. A Multicenter, Retrospective Study of the Rare Cancer Network
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2008 Feb 22; [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract

Sathornsumetee S, Cao Y, Marcello JE, Herndon JE 2nd, McLendon RE, Desjardins A, Friedman HS, Dewhirst MW, Vredenburgh JJ, Rich JN
Tumor angiogenic and hypoxic profiles predict radiographic response and survival in malignant astrocytoma patients treated with bevacizumab and irinotecan
J Clin Oncol. 2008 Jan 10;26(2):271-8
 Abstract

Smith JS, Chang EF, Lamborn KR, Chang SM, Prados MD, Cha S, Tihan T, Vandenberg S, McDermott MW, Berger MS
Role of extent of resection in the long-term outcome of low-grade hemispheric gliomas
J Clin Oncol. 2008 Mar 10;26(8):1338-45
 Abstract


Psychosocial Aspects




Arnold SD, Forman LM, Brigidi BD, Carter KE, Schweitzer HA, Quinn HE, Guill AB, Herndon Ii JE, Raynor RH
Evaluation and characterization of generalized anxiety and depression in patients with primary brain tumors
Neuro Oncol. 2008 Feb 26; [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract

Olson RA, Chhanabhai T, McKenzie M
Feasibility study of the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) in patients with brain metastases
Support Care Cancer. 2008 Mar 12; [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract


Treatment




Costa DB, Kobayashi S
Response of intracranial metastases to epidermal growth factor receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitors: it may all depend on EGFR mutations
J Clin Oncol. 2008 Feb 1;26(4):686.
 Abstract |  Full Text |  Reprint

Ducray F, Benouaich-Amiel A, Idbaih A, Rousseau A, Laigle-Donadey F, Delattre JY, Sanson M.
Complete response after one cycle of temozolomide in an elderly patient with glioblastoma and poor performance status
J Neurooncol. 2008 Mar 4; [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract

Ekenel M, Hormigo AM, Peak S, Deangelis LM, Abrey LE.
Capecitabine therapy of central nervous system metastases from breast cancer
J Neurooncol. 2007 Nov;85(2):223-7. Epub 2007 Jul 5
 Abstract |  Reprint

Flannery TW, Suntharalingam M, Regine WF, Chin LS, Krasna MJ, Shehata MK, Edelman MJ, Kremer M, Patchell RA, Kwok Y
Long-Term Survival in Patients with Synchronous, Solitary Brain Metastasis from Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer Treated with Radiosurgery
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2008 Feb 15; [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract

Gajjar A
High-dose chemotherapy for recurrent medulloblastoma: time for a reappraisal
Cancer. 2008 Feb 27; [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract

Grizzi F, Weber C, Di Ieva A.
Anti-angiogenic strategies in medulloblastoma: reality or mystery?
Pediatr Res. 2008 Jan 24; [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract

Gururangan S, Turner CD, Stewart CF, O'Shaughnessy M, Kocak M, Poussaint TY, Phillips PC, Goldman S, Packer R, Pollack IF, Blaney SM, Karsten V, Gerson SL, Boyett JM, Friedman HS, Kun LE
Phase I Trial of VNP40101M (Cloretazine) in Children with Recurrent Brain Tumors: A Pediatric Brain Tumor Consortium Study
Clin Cancer Res. 2008 Feb 15;14(4):1124-30
 Abstract

Henriksson R, Capala J, Michanek A, Lindahl SK, Salford LG, Franzén L, Blomquist E, Westlin JE, Bergenheim AT.
Boron neutron capture therapy (BNCT) for glioblastoma multiforme: A phase II study evaluating a prolonged high-dose of boronophenylalanine (BPA)
Radiother Oncol. 2008 Mar 12; [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract

Iwai Y, Yamanaka K, Yasui T
Boost radiosurgery for treatment of brain metastases after surgical resections
Surg Neurol. 2008 Feb;69(2):181-6
 Abstract

Kased N, Huang K, Nakamura JL, Sahgal A, Larson DA, McDermott MW, Sneed PK
Gamma knife radiosurgery for brainstem metastases: the UCSF experience
J Neurooncol. 2008 Jan;86(2):195-205. Epub 2007 Jul 13
 Abstract |  Reprint

Kim SH, Chao ST, Toms SA, Vogelbaum MA, Barnett GH, Suh JH, Weil RJ
Stereotactic radiosurgical treatment of parenchymal brain metastases from prostate adenocarcinoma
Surg Neurol. 2008 Feb 13; [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract

Kondziolka D, Mathieu D, Lunsford LD, Martin JJ, Madhok R, Niranjan A, Flickinger JC
Radiosurgery as definitive management of intracranial meningiomas
Neurosurgery. 2008 Jan;62(1):53-8; discussion 58-60
 Abstract |  Full Text |  Reprint

MacDonald TJ, Stewart CF, Kocak M, Goldman S, Ellenbogen RG, Phillips P, Lafond D, Poussaint TY, Kieran MW, Boyett JM, Kun LE
Phase I clinical trial of cilengitide in children with refractory brain tumors: Pediatric Brain Tumor Consortium Study PBTC-012
J Clin Oncol. 2008 Feb 20;26(6):919-24
 Abstract

Norden AD, Young GS, Setayesh K, Muzikansky A, Klufas R, Ross GL, Ciampa AS, Ebbeling LG, Levy B, Drappatz J, Kesari S, Wen PY
Bevacizumab for recurrent malignant gliomas: efficacy, toxicity, and patterns of recurrence
Neurology. 2008 Mar 4;70(10):779-87
 
Abstract |   Reprint |   Related articles

Price S, Harless W, Rikhye S, Altaha R
A fatal outcome in a patient with glioblastoma multiforme after receiving high-dose methotrexate
J Oncol Pharm Pract. 2008 Mar;14(1):57-60
 Abstract

Puduvalli VK, Giglio P, Groves MD, Hess KR, Gilbert MR, Mahankali S, Jackson EF, Levin VA, Conrad CA, Hsu SH, Colman H, de Groot JF, Ritterhouse MG, Ictech SE, Yung WK
Phase II trial of irinotecan and thalidomide in adults with recurrent glioblastoma multiforme
Neuro Oncol. 2008 Feb 26; [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract

Sunyach MP, Jouvet A, Perol D, Jouanneau E, Guyotat J, Gignoux L, Carrie C, Frappaz D
Role of exclusive chemotherapy as first line treatment in oligodendroglioma
J Neurooncol. 2007 Dec;85(3):319-28. Epub 2007 Jun 14
 Abstract |  Reprint

Terasaki M, Bouffet E, Katsuki H, Fukushima S, Shigemori M.
Pilot trial of the rate of response, safety, and tolerability of temozolomide and oral VP-16 in patients with recurrent or treatment-induced malignant central nervous system tumors
Surg Neurol. 2008 Jan;69(1):46-50
 Abstract

Voloschin AD, Betensky R, Wen PY, Hochberg F, Batchelor T.
Topotecan as salvage therapy for relapsed or refractory primary central nervous system lymphoma
J Neurooncol. 2008 Jan;86(2):211-5. Epub 2007 Sep 21
 Abstract

von Hoff K, Kieffer V, Habrand JL, Kalifa C, Dellatolas G, Grill J
Impairment of intellectual functions after surgery and posterior fossa irradiation in children with ependymoma is related to age and neurologic complications
BMC Cancer. 2008 Jan 21;8:15
 Abstract |  Full Text |  Reprint

Wrede B, Liu P, Wolff JE
Chemotherapy improves the survival of patients with choroid plexus carcinoma: a meta-analysis of individual cases with choroid plexus tumors
J Neurooncol. 2007 Dec;85(3):345-51. Epub 2007 Jun 19
 Abstract |  Reprint

Yamamoto T, Nakai K, Matsumura A
Boron neutron capture therapy for glioblastoma
Cancer Lett. 2008 Feb 29; [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract


Stem Cells




A. G. Gilg, S. L. Tye, L. B. Tolliver, W. G. Wheeler, R. P. Visconti, J. D. Duncan, F. V. Kostova, L. N. Bolds, B. P. Toole, and B. L. Maria
Targeting Hyaluronan Interactions in Malignant Gliomas and Their Drug-Resistant Multipotent Progenitors
Clin. Cancer Res., March 15, 2008; 14(6): 1804 - 1813
 Abstract

Wu PS, Egger B, Brand AH.
Asymmetric stem cell division: Lessons from Drosophila
Semin Cell Dev Biol. 2008 Feb 2; [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract


Library




Kristina M. Braaten, Rebecca A. Betensky, Laurence de Leval, Yoshifumi Okada, Fred H. Hochberg, David N. Louis, Nancy L. Harris and Tracy T. Batchelor
BCL-6 Expression Predicts Improved Survival in Patients with Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
Clinical Cancer Research Vol. 9, 1063-1069, 1 March 2003
 Abstract |  Full Text |  Reprint

Fekrazad MH, Ravindranathan M, Jones DV Jr.
Response of intracranial metastases to erlotinib therapy
J Clin Oncol. 2007 Nov 1;25(31):5024-6
 Abstract |  Full Text |  Reprint

Fomchenko EI, Holland EC
Stem cells and brain cancer
Exp Cell Res. 2005 Jun 10;306(2):323-9. Epub 2005 Apr 14
 Abstract

Hata N, Shono T, Mizoguchi M, Matsumoto K, Guan Y, Nagata S, Hayashi K, Iwaki T, Sasaki T
Loss of heterozygosity analysis in an anaplastic oligodendroglioma arising after radiation therapy
Neurol Res. 2007 Oct;29(7):723-6.
 Abstract

Richard P. Hill, Roberto Perris
"Destemming" Cancer Stem Cells
JNCI 2007 99(19):1435-1440; doi:10.1093/jnci/djm136. Published online on September 25, 2007
 Abstract

R. R. Langley and I. J. Fidler
Tumor Cell-Organ Microenvironment Interactions in the Pathogenesis of Cancer Metastasis
Endocr. Rev., May 1, 2007; 28(3): 297 - 321
 Abstract

Linheng Li and William B. Neaves
Normal Stem Cells and Cancer Stem Cells: The Niche Matters
Cancer Research 66, 4553-4557, May 1, 2006
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M. Mimeault, R. Hauke, P. P. Mehta, S. K. Batra
Recent advances in cancer stem/progenitor cell research: therapeutic implications for overcoming resistance to the most aggressive cancers
J Cell Mol Med., Volume 11, Issue 5, Page 981-1011, Sep 2007, doi: 10.1111/j.1582-4934.2007.00088.x
 Abstract |  Full Text |  Reprint

Massard C, Deutsch E, Soria JC
Tumour stem cell-targeted treatment: elimination or differentiation
Ann Oncol. 2006 Nov;17(11):1620-4. Epub 2006 May 3
 Abstract |  Reprint

Nathan D. Price, Greg Foltz, Anup Madan, Leroy Hood and Qiang Tian
Systems Biology and Cancer Stem Cells
J Cell Mol Med., OnlineAccepted Articles, Accepted article online: 20-Nov-2007; doi: 10.1111/j.1582-4934.2007.00151.x
 Abstract |  Reprint

Nicolis SK
Cancer stem cells and "stemness" genes in neuro-oncology
Neurobiol Dis. 2007 Feb;25(2):217-29. Epub 2006 Dec 1
  Abstract

Omuro AM, Taillandier L, Chinot O, Carnin C, Barrie M, Hoang-Xuan K.
Temozolomide and methotrexate for primary central nervous system lymphoma in the elderly
J Neurooncol. 2007 Nov;85(2):207-11. Epub 2007 Sep 21
 Abstract

Rathi KR, Radotra BD, Khosla VK
Proliferative index in astrocytic tumours
Indian J Pathol Microbiol. 2007 Oct;50(4):754-8
 Abstract

Ruggiero A, Buonuomo PS, Maurizi P, Cefalo MP, Corsello M, Riccardi R.
Stevens-Johnson syndrome in children receiving phenobarbital therapy and cranial radiotherapy
J Neurooncol. 2007 Nov;85(2):213-5. Epub 2007 Jun 23
 Abstract |  Reprint

Singhal N, Selva-Nayagam S, Brown MP.
Prolonged and severe myelosuppression in two patients after low-dose temozolomide treatment- case study and review of literature
J Neurooncol. 2007 Nov;85(2):229-30. Epub 2007 May 26
 Abstract |  Reprint

Keisuke Ueki
Oligodendroglioma: Impact of molecular biology on its definition, diagnosis and management
Neuropathology 25(3), 247–253; September 2005; doi:10.1111/j.1440-1789.2005.00637.x
 Abstract |  Full Text |  Reprint


Patients & Caregivers




Kathy Oliver
Out of the shadows
The Parliament Magazine, February 2008
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