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Brain Tumor Reports

Volume 8 Number 14
15 July 2008

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Contents


Detection

Diagnosis & Evaluation

Epidemiology & Risk Factors

Etiology & Pathogenesis

Integrative Medicine

Overall Management & Case Reports

Prognosis & Outcome

Psychosocial Aspects

Treatment

Classification of the CNS Tumors

Stem Cells


Detection




Komotar RJ, Starke RM, Connolly ES
Brain magnetic resonance imaging scans for asymptomatic patients: role in medical screening
Mayo Clin Proc. 2008 May;83(5):563-5
Abstract |  Abstract


Diagnosis & Evaluation




Sankar T, Caramanos Z, Assina R, Villemure JG, Leblanc R, Langleben A, Arnold DL, Preul MC
Prospective serial proton MR spectroscopic assessment of response to tamoxifen for recurrent malignant glioma
J Neurooncol. 2008 Jul 4. [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract


Epidemiology & Risk Factors




Larjavaara S, Haapasalo H, Sankila R, Helén P, Auvinen A
Is the incidence of meningiomas underestimated? A regional survey
Br J Cancer. 2008 Jul 8;99(1):182-4. Epub 2008 Jun 24
 Abstract

Schellinger KA, Propp JM, Villano JL, McCarthy BJ
Descriptive epidemiology of primary spinal cord tumors
J Neurooncol. 2008 Apr;87(2):173-9. Epub 2007 Dec 15
 Abstract


Etiology & Pathogenesis




Idbaih A, Carvalho Silva R, Crinière E, Marie Y, Carpentier C, Boisselier B, Taillibert S, Rousseau A, Mokhtari K, Ducray F, Thillet J, Sanson M, Hoang-Xuan K, Delattre JY
Genomic changes in progression of low-grade gliomas
J Neurooncol. 2008 Jul 11. [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract

LIBRARY


Idbaih A, Omuro A, Ducray F, Hoang-Xuan K
Molecular genetic markers as predictors of response to chemotherapy in gliomas
Curr Opin Oncol. 2007 Nov;19(6):606-11
 Abstract


Integrative Medicine




Widmer M, Hanemann O, Zajicek J
High concentrations of cannabinoids activate apoptosis in human U373MG glioma cells
J Neurosci Res. 2008 Jul 9; [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract


Overall Mngt & Case Reports




Chang IB, Cho BM, Park SH, Yoon DY, Oh SM
Metastatic choriocarcinoma with multiple neoplastic intracranial microaneurysms: case report
J Neurosurg. 2008 May;108(5):1014-7
 Abstract


Prognosis & Outcome




Idbaih A, Crinière E, Marie Y, Rousseau A, Mokhtari K, Kujas M, El Houfi Y, Carpentier C, Paris S, Boisselier B, Laigle-Donadey F, Thillet J, Sanson M, Hoang-Xuan K, Delattre JY
Gene amplification is a poor prognostic factor in anaplastic oligodendrogliomas
Neuro Oncol. 2008 Jun 10. [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract

Mangiola A, de Bonis P, Maira G, Balducci M, Sica G, Lama G, Lauriola L, Anile C
Invasive tumor cells and prognosis in a selected population of patients with glioblastoma multiforme
Cancer. 2008 Jul 10; [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract


Psychosocial Aspects




Bosma I, Reijneveld JC, Douw L, Vos MJ, Postma TJ, Aaronson NK, Muller M, Vandertop WP, Slotman BJ, Taphoorn MJ, Heimans JJ, Klein M.
Health-related quality of life of long-term high-grade glioma survivors
Neuro Oncol. 2008 Jul 10; [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract

Roncadin C, Dennis M, Greenberg ML, Spiegler BJ
Adverse medical events associated with childhood cerebellar astrocytomas and medulloblastomas: natural history and relation to very long-term neurobehavioral outcome
Childs Nerv Syst. 2008 Jun 25. [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract


Treatment




Akyüz C, Varan A, Küpeli S, Akalan N, Söylemezoglu F, Zorlu F, Kutluk T, Büyükpamukçu M
Medulloblastoma in children: a 32-year experience from a single institution
J Neurooncol. 2008 Jun 20. [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract

Altavilla G, Arrigo C, Santarpia MC, Galletti G, Picone G, Marabello G, Tomasello C, Pitini VV
Erlotinib therapy in a patient with non-small-cell lung cancer and brain metastases
J Neurooncol. 2008 Jun 20. [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract

Anderson E, Grant R, Lewis SC, Whittle IR
Randomized Phase III controlled trials of therapy in malignant glioma: where are we after 40 years?
Br J Neurosurg. 2008 Jun;22(3):339-49
 Abstract

Cappabianca P, Cavallo LM, Esposito F, De Divitiis E
Craniopharyngiomas
J Neurosurg. 2008 Jul;109(1):1-3
 Full Text |  Reprint

Cerghet M, Redman B, Junck L, Forman J, Rogers LR
Prolonged survival after multifocal brain radiation necrosis associated with whole brain radiation for brain metastases: case report
J Neurooncol. 2008 Jun 24. [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract

Gardner PA, Kassam AB, Snyderman CH, Carrau RL, Mintz AH, Grahovac S, Stefko S
Outcomes following endoscopic, expanded endonasal resection of suprasellar craniopharyngiomas: a case series
J Neurosurg. 2008 Jul;109(1):6-16
 Abstract |  Full Text |  Reprint

Maschio M, Albani F, Jandolo B, Zarabla A, Contin M, Dinapoli L, Fabi A, Pace A, Baruzzi A
Temozolomide treatment does not affect topiramate and oxcarbazepine plasma concentrations in chronically treated patients with brain tumor-related epilepsy
J Neurooncol. 2008 Jul 9; [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract

Mohile NA, Forsyth P, Stewart D, Raizer JJ, Paleologos N, Kewalramani T, Louis DN, Cairncross JG, Abrey LE
A phase II study of intensified chemotherapy alone as initial treatment for newly diagnosed anaplastic oligodendroglioma: an interim analysis
J Neurooncol. May 06, 2008. [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract

Montano N, Doglietto F, Pedicelli A, Albanese A, Lauretti L, Pallini R, Lauriola L, Fernandez E, Maira G
Embolization of hemangioblastomas
J Neurosurg. 2008 May;108(5):1063-4
 Abstract

Piastra M, Di Rocco C, Caresta E, Zorzi G, De Luca D, Caldarelli M, La Torre G, Conti G, Antonelli M, Eaton S, Pietrini D
Blood loss and short-term outcome of infants undergoing brain tumour removal
J Neurooncol. 2008 Jul 10; [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract

Rutka JT
Endonasal resection of craniopharyngiomas
J Neurosurg. 2008 Jul;109(1):1
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Simis A, Pires de Aguiar PH, Leite CC, Santana PA Jr, Rosemberg S, Teixeira MJ
Peritumoral brain edema in benign meningiomas: correlation with clinical, radiologic, and surgical factors and possible role on recurrence
Surg Neurol. 2008 Jun 30. [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract

Swinson BM, Friedman WA
Linear accelerator stereotactic radiosurgery for metastatic brain tumors: 17 years of experience at the University of Florida
Neurosurgery. 2008 May;62(5):1018-31
 Abstract |  Full Text |  Reprint


Classification of the CNS Tum.




Brat DJ, Parisi JE, Kleinschmidt-DeMasters BK, Yachnis AT, Montine TJ, Boyer PJ, Powell SZ, Prayson RA, McLendon RE; Neuropathology Committee, College of American Pathologists
Surgical neuropathology update: a review of changes introduced by the WHO classification of tumours of the central nervous system, 4th edition
Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2008 Jun;132(6):993-1007
 Abstract |  Full Text |  Reprint

Fuller GN
The WHO Classification of Tumours of the Central Nervous System, 4th Edition
Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2008 Jun;132(6):906
 
Abstract |   Reprint |   Related articles

Thorsen F, Jirak D, Wang J, Sykova E, Bjerkvig R, Enger PO, van der Kogel A, Hajek M.
Two distinct tumor phenotypes isolated from glioblastomas show different MRS characteristics
NMR Biomed. 2008 Jul 8; [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract

LIBRARY


Hoang-Xuan K, Idbaih A, Mokhtari K, Sanson M
Towards a molecular classification of gliomas
Bull Cancer. 2005 Apr;92(4):310-6
 Abstract |  Full Text |  Reprint


Stem Cells




Christensen K, Schrøder HD and Kristensen BW
CD133 identifies perivascular niches in grade II–IV astrocytomas
J Neurooncol. July 09, 2008. [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract

Kang MK, Kang SK
Pharmacologic blockade of chloride channel synergistically enhances apoptosis of chemotherapeutic drug-resistant cancer stem cells
Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2008 Jun 30; [Epub ahead of print]
  Abstract

Shen G, Shen F, Shi Z, Liu W, Hu W, Zheng X, Wen L, Yang X
Identification of cancer stem-like cells in the C6 glioma cell line and the limitation of current identification methods
In Vitro Cell Dev Biol Anim. 2008 Jul 2; [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract