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Brain Tumor Reports

Volume 8 Number 16
15 August 2008

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Contents


Epidemiology & Risk Factors

Etiology & Pathogenesis

Integrative Medicine

Overall Management & Case Reports

Prognosis & Outcome

Stem Cells

Treatment

Patients & Caregivers

Children's Corner


Epidemiology & Risk Factors




Rajaraman P, Hutchinson A, Rothman N, Black PM, Fine HA, Loeffler JS, Selker RG, Shapiro WR, Linet MS, Inskip PD.
Oxidative response gene polymorphisms and risk of adult brain tumors
Neuro Oncol. 2008 Aug 5; [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract


Etiology & Pathogenesis




Fischer U, Radermacher J, Mayer J, Mehraein Y, Meese E.
Tumor hypoxia: Impact on gene amplification in glioblastoma
Int J Oncol. 2008 Sep;33(3):509-15
 Abstract |  Reprint

Jeon HM, Jin X, Lee JS, Oh SY, Sohn YW, Park HJ, Joo KM, Park WY, Nam DH, Depinho RA, Chin L, Kim H.
Inhibitor of differentiation 4 drives brain tumor-initiating cell genesis through cyclin E and notch signaling
Genes Dev. 2008 Aug 1;22(15):2028-33
 Abstract |  Full Text |  Reprint

Kuhlmann T, Gutenberg A, Schulten HJ, Paulus W, Rohde V, Bruck W.
Nogo-A Expression in Glial CNS Tumors: A Tool to Differentiate Between Oligodendrogliomas and Other Gliomas?
Am J Surg Pathol. 2008 Aug 5; [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract

Liang ML, Ma J, Ho M, Solomon L, Bouffet E, Rutka JT, Hawkins C.
Tyrosine kinase expression in pediatric high grade astrocytoma
J Neurooncol. 2008 May;87(3):247-53. Epub 2008 Jan 10
 Abstract

Packer RJ, Michiels EM, den Boer ML, Pieters R, de Bont JM.
Biological background of pediatric medulloblastoma and ependymoma: A review from a translational research perspective
Neuro Oncol. 2008 Aug 1; [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract

LIBRARY


Broniscer A, Baker SJ, West AN, Fraser MM, Proko E, Kocak M, Dalton J, Zambetti GP, Ellison DW, Kun LE, Gajjar A, Gilbertson RJ, Fuller CE.
Clinical and molecular characteristics of malignant transformation of low-grade glioma in children
J Clin Oncol. 2007 Feb 20;25(6):682-9
 Abstract |  Full Text |  Reprint

Nakamura M, Shimada K, Ishida E, Higuchi T, Nakase H, Sakaki T, Konishi N.
Molecular pathogenesis of pediatric astrocytic tumors
Neuro Oncol. 2007 Apr;9(2):113-23. Epub 2007 Feb 27
 Abstract |  Full Text |  Reprint

Ohgaki H, Kleihues P
Genetic pathways to primary and secondary glioblastoma
Am J Pathol. 2007 May;170(5):1445-53
 Abstract |  Full Text |  Reprint

Ohgaki H, Dessen P, Jourde B, Horstmann S, Nishikawa T, Di Patre PL, Burkhard C, Schüler D, Probst-Hensch NM, Maiorka PC, Baeza N, Pisani P, Yonekawa Y, Yasargil MG, Lütolf UM, Kleihues P
Genetic pathways to glioblastoma: a population-based study
Cancer Res. 2004 Oct 1;64(19):6892-9
 Abstract |  Full Text |  Reprint


Integrative Medicine




Chen Q, Espey MG, Sun AY, Pooput C, Kirk KL, Krishna MC, Khosh DB, Drisko J, Levine M.
Pharmacologic doses of ascorbate act as a prooxidant and decrease growth of aggressive tumor xenografts in mice
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008 Aug 12;105(32):11105-9; Epub 2008 Aug 4
 Abstract

Frei B, Lawson S.
Vitamin C and cancer revisited
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008 Aug 12;105(32):11037-8. Epub 2008 Aug 5
 Abstract

LIBRARY


Frei B
Efficacy of dietary antioxidants to prevent oxidative damage and inhibit chronic disease
J Nutr. 2004 Nov;134(11):3196S-3198S
 Abstract |  Reprint


Overall Mngt & Case Reports




Abou-Zeid A, Duplessis D, Gnanalingham KK.
Blindness from multiple cerebral gliomas mimicking metastatic brain disease
Br J Neurosurg. 2008 Aug 5:1-2. [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract


Prognosis & Outcome




Pichlmeier U, Bink A, Schackert G, Stummer W, Study Group AG.
Resection and survival in glioblastoma multiforme: An RTOG recursive partitioning analysis of ALA study patients
Neuro Oncol. 2008 Jul 30; [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract

Schaich M, Kestel L, Pfirrmann M, Robel K, Illmer T, Kramer M, Dill C, Ehninger G, Schackert G, Krex D.
A MDR1 (ABCB1) gene single nucleotide polymorphism predicts outcome of temozolomide treatment in glioblastoma patients
Ann Oncol. 2008 Aug 7; [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract

LIBRARY


Eoli M, Menghi F, Bruzzone MG, De Simone T, Valletta L, Pollo B, Bissola L, Silvani A, Bianchessi D, D'Incerti L, Filippini G, Broggi G, Boiardi A, Finocchiaro G.
Methylation of O6-methylguanine DNA methyltransferase and loss of heterozygosity on 19q and/or 17p are overlapping features of secondary glioblastomas with prolonged survival
Clin Cancer Res. 2007 May 1;13(9):2606-13
 Abstract |  Full Text |  Reprint

Krex D, Klink B, Hartmann C, von Deimling A, Pietsch T, Simon M, Sabel M, Steinbach JP, Heese O, Reifenberger G, Weller M, Schackert G; German Glioma Network
Long-term survival with glioblastoma multiforme
Brain. 2007 Oct;130(Pt 10):2596-606. Epub 2007 Sep 4
  Abstract |   Full Text |   Reprint


Treatment




Ali SA, McHayleh WM, Ahmad A, Sehgal R, Braffet M, Rahman M, Bejjani G, Friedland DM.
Bevacizumab and irinotecan therapy in glioblastoma multiforme: a series of 13 cases
J Neurosurg. 2008 Aug;109(2):268-72
 Abstract

Dall'oglio S, D'Amico A, Pioli F, Gabbani M, Pasini F, Passarin MG, Talacchi A, Turazzi S, Maluta S.
Dose-intensity temozolomide after concurrent chemoradiotherapy in operated high-grade gliomas
J Neurooncol. 2008 Aug 8; [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract

Fouladi M, Chintagumpala M, Ashley D, Kellie S, Gururangan S, Hassall T, Gronewold L, Stewart CF, Wallace D, Broniscer A, Hale GA, Kasow KA, Merchant TE, Morris B, Krasin M, Kun LE, Boyett JM, Gajjar A.
Amifostine protects against cisplatin-induced ototoxicity in children with average-risk medulloblastoma
J Clin Oncol. 2008 Aug 1;26(22):3749-55
 Abstract

Kim JH, Brown SL, Jenrow KA, Ryu S.
Mechanisms of radiation-induced brain toxicity and implications for future clinical trials
J Neurooncol. 2008 May;87(3):279-86. Epub 2008 Jan 22
 Abstract

Maxwell JA, Johnson SP, McLendon RE, Lister DW, Horne KS, Rasheed A, Quinn JA, Ali-Osman F, Friedman AH, Modrich PL, Bigner DD, Friedman HS.
Mismatch repair deficiency does not mediate clinical resistance to temozolomide in malignant glioma
Clin Cancer Res. 2008 Aug 1;14(15):4859-68
 Abstract

Muacevic A, Wowra B, Siefert A, Tonn JC, Steiger HJ, Kreth FW.
Microsurgery plus whole brain irradiation versus Gamma Knife surgery alone for treatment of single metastases to the brain: a randomized controlled multicentre phase III trial
J Neurooncol. 2008 May;87(3):299-307. Epub 2007 Dec 22
 Abstract

Quigley MR, Fuhrer R, Karlovits S, Karlovits B, Johnson M.
Single session stereotactic radiosurgery boost to the post-operative site in lieu of whole brain radiation in metastatic brain disease
J Neurooncol. 2008 May;87(3):327-32. Epub 2008 Jan 9
 Abstract

Sugiyama SI, Yamashita Y, Kikuchi T, Sonoda Y, Kumabe T, Tominaga T.
Enhanced antitumor effect of combinedmodality treatment using convectionenhanced delivery of hydrophilic nitrosourea with irradiation or systemic administration of temozolomide in intracranial brain tumor xenografts
Neurol Res. 2008 Jul 30; [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract

Wolff JE, Kramm C, Kortmann RD, Pietsch T, Rutkowski S, Jorch N, Gnekow A, Driever PH.
Valproic acid was well tolerated in heavily pretreated pediatric patients with high-grade glioma
J Neurooncol. 2008 Aug 5. [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract


Stem Cells




Bao S, Wu Q, Li Z, Sathornsumetee S, Wang H, McLendon RE, Hjelmeland AB, Rich JN.
Targeting cancer stem cells through L1CAM suppresses glioma growth
Cancer Res. 2008 Aug 1;68(15):6043-8
 Abstract |  Reprint

Kroonen J, Nguyen-Khac MT, Deprez M, Rogister B, Robe P.
Glioblastoma, an example of translational research?
Rev Med Liege. 2008 May-Jun;63(5-6):251-6
 Abstract

Sauvageot CM, Weatherbee JL, Kesari S, Winters SE, Barnes J, Dellagatta J, Ramakrishna NR, Stiles CD, Kung AL, Kieran MW, Wen PY.
Efficacy of the HSP90 inhibitor 17-AAG in human glioma cell lines and tumorigenic glioma stem cells
Neuro Oncol. 2008 Aug 5; [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract

Schüller U, Heine VM, Mao J, Kho AT, Dillon AK, Han YG, Huillard E, Sun T, Ligon AH, Qian Y, Ma Q, Alvarez-Buylla A, McMahon AP, Rowitch DH, Ligon KL.
Acquisition of granule neuron precursor identity is a critical determinant of progenitor cell competence to form Shh-induced medulloblastoma
Cancer Cell. 2008 Aug 12;14(2):123-34
Abstract

Tabu K, Sasai K, Kimura T, Wang L, Aoyanagi E, Kohsaka S, Tanino M, Nishihara H, Tanaka S.
Promoter hypomethylation regulates CD133 expression in human gliomas
Cell Res. 2008 Aug 5; [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract

Yang ZJ, Ellis T, Markant SL, Read TA, Kessler JD, Bourboulas M, Schüller U, Machold R, Fishell G, Rowitch DH, Wainwright BJ, Wechsler-Reya RJ.
Medulloblastoma can be initiated by deletion of Patched in lineage-restricted progenitors or stem cells
Cancer Cell. 2008 Aug 12;14(2):135-45
 Abstract

Ziegler DS, Wright RD, Kesari S, Lemieux ME, Tran MA, Jain M, Zawel L, Kung AL.
Resistance of human glioblastoma multiforme cells to growth factor inhibitors is overcome by blockade of inhibitor of apoptosis proteins
J Clin Invest. 2008 Aug 1; [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract |  Full Text |  Reprint

LIBRARY


Tso CL, Shintaku P, Chen J, Liu Q, Liu J, Chen Z, Yoshimoto K, Mischel PS, Cloughesy TF, Liau LM, Nelson SF.
Primary glioblastomas express mesenchymal stem-like properties
Mol Cancer Res. 2006 Sep 1;4(9):607-19
 Abstract |  Full Text |  Reprint


Patients & Caregivers




Webcast -- Patient Power-- "Cell Phones and Brain Tumors" on Friday, August 22nd
The University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Webcast


Children's Corner




Elisabetta Mancini Camporeale
I gelsi rossi
(Red mulberries) 
BrainLife, 13 August 2008
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