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Brain Tumor Reports

Volume 8 Number 12
15 June 2008

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Contents


Detection

Etiology & Pathogenesis

Overall Management & Case Reports

Prognosis & Outcome

Psychosocial Aspects

Treatment

Children's Corner


Detection




Maeda T, Hamasaki T, Morioka M, Hirano T, Yano S, Nakamura H, Makino K, Kuratsu JI
Deficits in Japanese word spelling as an initial language symptom of malignant glioma in the left hemisphere
Surg Neurol. 2008 Jun 2. [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract


Etiology & Pathogenesis




Wager M, Menei P, Guilhot J, Levillain P, Michalak S, Bataille B, Blanc JL, Lapierre F, Rigoard P, Milin S, Duthe F, Bonneau D, Larsen CJ, Karayan-Tapon L.
Prognostic molecular markers with no impact on decision-making: the paradox of gliomas based on a prospective study
Br J Cancer. 2008 Jun 3;98(11):1830-8. Epub 2008 May 27
 Abstract

Thorarinsdottir HK, Santi M, McCarter R, Rushing EJ, Cornelison R, Jales A, Macdonald TJ
Protein Expression of Platelet-Derived Growth Factor Receptor Correlates with Malignant Histology and PTEN with Survival in Childhood Gliomas
Clin Cancer Res. 2008 Jun 1;14(11):3386-94
 Abstract


Overall Mngt & Case Reports




Hou LC, Bababeygy SR, Sarkissian V, Fisher PG, Vogel H, Barnes P, Huhn SL.
Congenital Glioblastoma Multiforme: Case Report and Review of the Literature
Pediatr Neurosurg. 2008 May 27;44(4):304-312. [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract

Rozen WM, Joseph S, Lo PA.
Spontaneous Regression of Low-Grade Gliomas in Pediatric Patients without Neurofibromatosis
Pediatr Neurosurg. 2008 May 27;44(4):324-328. [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract


Prognosis & Outcome




Hattingen E, Raab P, Franz K, Lanfermann H, Setzer M, Gerlach R, Zanella FE, Pilatus U
Prognostic value of choline and creatine in WHO grade II gliomas
Neuroradiology. 2008 Jun 4. [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract |  Full Text |  Reprint


Psychosocial Aspects




Tang V, Rathbone M, Park Dorsay J, Jiang S, Harvey D.
Rehabilitation in primary and metastatic brain tumours: Impact of functional outcomes on survival
J Neurol. 2008 May 30. [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract


Treatment




Blumenthal DT, Rankin C, Eyre HJ, Livingston RB, Spence AM, Stelzer KJ, Rushing EJ, Berger MS, Rivkin SE, Cohn AL, Petersdorf SH
External beam irradiation and the combination of cisplatin and carmustine followed by carmustine alone for the treatment of high-grade glioma: a phase 2 Southwest Oncology Group trial
Cancer. 2008 Jun 2. [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract

Bokstein F, Shpigel S, Blumenthal DT
Treatment with bevacizumab and irinotecan for recurrent high-grade glial tumors
Cancer. 2008 May 15;112(10):2267-73
 Abstract

Brandes AA, Franceschi E, Tosoni A, Hegi ME, Stupp R
Epidermal growth factor receptor inhibitors in neuro-oncology: hopes and disappointments
Clin Cancer Res. 2008 Feb 15;14(4):957-60
 Abstract

Chamberlain MC, Wei-Tsao DD, Blumenthal DT, Glantz MJ
Salvage chemotherapy with CPT-11 for recurrent temozolomide-refractory anaplastic astrocytoma
Cancer. 2008 May 1;112(9):2038-45. Epub 2008 Mar 24
 Abstract

Drappatz J, Wong ET, Schiff D, Kesari S, Batchelor TT, Doherty L, Lafrankie DC, Ramakrishna N, Weiss S, Smith ST, Ciampa A, Zimmerman J, Ostrowsky L, David K, Norden A, Barron L, Sceppa C, Black PM, Wen PY.
A Pilot Safety Study of Lenalidomide and Radiotherapy for Patients with Newly Diagnosed Glioblastoma Multiforme
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2008 May 29. [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract

Kiewe P, Fischer L, Martus P, Thiel E, Korfel A
Primary central nervous system lymphoma: monocenter, long-term, intent-to-treat analysis
Cancer. 2008 Apr 15;112(8):1812-20
 Abstract

Kim SH, Weil RJ, Chao ST, Toms SA, Angelov L, Vogelbaum MA, Suh JH, Barnett GH
Stereotactic radiosurgical treatment of brain metastases in older patients
Cancer. 2008 Jun 5. [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract

Mayer R, Sminia P.
Reirradiation tolerance of the human brain.
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2008 Apr 1;70(5):1350-60. Epub 2007 Nov 26.
 
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Nieder C, Astner ST, Mehta MP, Grosu AL, Molls M
Improvement, clinical course, and quality of life after palliative radiotherapy for recurrent glioblastoma
Am J Clin Oncol. 2008 Jun;31(3):300-5
 Abstract


Children's Corner




Elisabetta Mancini Camporeale
Mastro Nicola
(Master Nicola) 
BrainLife, 18 June 2008
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