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Brain Tumor Reports

Volume 8 Number 18
15 September 2008

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Contents


Epidemiology & Risk Factors

Etiology & Pathogenesis

Overall Management & Case Reports

Prognosis & Outcome

Treatment

Classification of the CNS Tumors

Stem Cells

Patients & Caregivers


Epidemiology & Risk Factors




Cantwell MM, Forman MR, Middleton RJ, Murray LJ.
Association of early life factors and brain tumour risk in a cohort study
Br J Cancer. 2008 Sep 2;99(5):796-9. Epub 2008 Aug 19
 Abstract

Felini MJ, Olshan AF, Schroeder JC, Carozza SE, Miike R, Rice T, Wrensch M.
Reproductive factors and hormone use and risk of adult gliomas
Cancer Causes Control. 2008 Sep 3; [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract


Etiology & Pathogenesis




Chamberlain MC.
Pseudoprogression in glioblastoma
J Clin Oncol. 2008 Sep 10;26(26):4359
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Brandes AA, Franceschi E, and Tosoni A
In Reply
J. Clin. Oncol., September 10, 2008; 26(26): 4359 - 4360
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Brandes AA, Tosoni A, Spagnolli F, Frezza G, Leonardi M, Calbucci F and Franceschi E
Disease progression or pseudoprogression after concomitant radiochemotherapy treatment: Pitfalls in neurooncology
Neuro Oncol 2008 10(3):361-367; Epub 2008 Jan 1
 Abstract

Parsons DW, Jones S, Zhang X, Lin JC, Leary RJ, Angenendt P, Mankoo P, Carter H, Siu IM, Gallia GL, Olivi A, McLendon R, Rasheed BA, Keir S, Nikolskaya T, Nikolsky Y, Busam DA, Tekleab H, Diaz LA Jr, Hartigan J, Smith DR, Strausberg RL, Marie SK, Shinjo SM, Yan H, Riggins GJ, Bigner DD, Karchin R, Papadopoulos N, Parmigiani G, Vogelstein B, Velculescu VE, Kinzler KW.
An Integrated Genomic Analysis of Human Glioblastoma Multiforme
Science. 2008 Sep 4; [Epub ahead of print]
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Reddy PS, Umesh S, Thota B, Tandon A, Pandey P, Hegde AS, Balasubramaniam A, Chandramouli BA, Santosh V, Rao MR, Kondaiah P, Somasundaram K.
PBEF1/NAmPRTase/Visfatin: a potential malignant astrocytoma/glioblastoma serum marker with prognostic value
Cancer Biol Ther. 2008 May;7(5):663-8
 Abstract


Overall Mngt & Case Reports




 

Gopal P, Parker JR, Debski R, Parker JC Jr.
Choroid plexus carcinoma
Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2008 Aug;132(8):1350-4
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Gupta R, Suri V, Jain A, Sharma MC, Sarkar C, Singh MM, Joshi NP, Puri T, Julka PK.
Anaplastic meningioma in an adolescent: a report of a rare case and brief review of literature
Childs Nerv Syst. 2008 Sep 4. [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract

Rogério F, Queiroz Lde S, de Lima MS, Kaleff PR, Vargas AA.
Temporal pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma with glycogen accumulation--case report
Clin Neuropathol. 2008 Jul-Aug;27(4):234-40
 Abstract

Takei H, Florez L, Bhattacharjee MB.
Cytologic features of subependymal giant cell astrocytom: a review of 7 cases
Acta Cytol. 2008 Jul-Aug;52(4):445-50
 Abstract

Valle-Folgueral JM, Mascareñas L,, Costa JA, Vieira F, Soares-Fernandes J, Beleza P, Alegria C.
Giant cell glioblastoma: review of the literature and illustrated case
Neurocirugia (Astur). 2008 Aug;19(4):343-9
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Villani A, Bouffet E, Blaser S, Millar BA, Hawkins C, Bartels U.
Inherent diagnostic and treatment challenges in germinoma of the basal ganglia: a case report and review of the literature
J Neurooncol. 2008 Jul;88(3):309-14. Epub 2008 Mar 26
 Abstract


Prognosis & Outcome




Pompili A, Carapella CM, Cattani F, Fabi A, Giannarelli D, Giovannetti M, Mirri A, Occhipinti E, Telera S, Vidiri A, Pace A.
Metastases to the cerebellum. Results and prognostic factors in a consecutive series of 44 operated patients
J Neurooncol. 2008 Jul;88(3):331-7. Epub 2008 Apr 8
 Abstract


Treatment




Benítez JA, Arregui L, Cabrera G, Segovia J.
Valproic acid induces polarization, neuronal-like differentiation of a subpopulation of C6 glioma cells and selectively regulates transgene expression
Neuroscience. 2008 Aug 12; [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract

Chamberlain MC.
Antiangiogenic blockage: a new treatment for glioblastoma
Expert Opin Biol Ther. 2008 Oct;8(10):1449-53
 Abstract

Chamberlain MC
Neoplastic Meningitis
Oncologist. 2008 Sep 5. [Epub ahead of print]
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Mrugala MM, Chamberlain MC.
Mechanisms of disease: temozolomide and glioblastoma--look to the future
Nat Clin Pract Oncol. 2008 Aug;5(8):476-86. Epub 2008 Jun 10
 Abstract

Chamberlain MC, Glantz MJ.
Interferon-alpha for recurrent World Health Organization grade 1 intracranial meningiomas
Cancer. 2008 Aug 28. [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract

Doskaliyev A, Yamasaki F, Kenjo M, Shrestha P, Saito T, Hanaya R, Sugiyama K, Kurisu K.
Secondary anaplastic oligodendroglioma after cranial irradiation: a case report
J Neurooncol. 2008 Jul;88(3):299-303. Epub 2008 Mar 29
 Abstract

Garbizu JM, Mateo-Sierra O, Pérez-Calvo JM, Iza B, Ruiz-Juretschke F.
Radiation-induced cranial tumors: clinical series and literature review
Neurocirugia (Astur). 2008 Aug;19(4):332-337. Spanish
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Hegi ME, Liu L, Herman JG, Stupp R, Wick W, Weller M, Mehta MP, Gilbert MR
Correlation of O6-methylguanine methyltransferase (MGMT) promoter methylation with clinical outcomes in glioblastoma and clinical strategies to modulate MGMT activity
J Clin Oncol. 2008 Sep 1;26(25):4189-99
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López-Aguilar E, Sepúlveda-Vildósola AC, Betanzos-Cabrera Y, Rocha-Moreno YG, Gascón-Lastiri G, Rivera-Márquez H, Wanzke-Del-Angel V, Cerecedo-Díaz F, Cruz-Yañez Hde L.
Phase II Study of Metronomic Chemotherapy with Thalidomide, Carboplatin-Vincristine-Fluvastatin in the Treatment of Brain Stem Tumors in Children
Arch Med Res. 2008 Oct;39(7):655-62; Epub 2008 Aug 17
 Abstract

Lustig R, Mikkelsen T, Lesser G, Grossman S, Ye X, Desideri S, Fisher J, Wright For The Nabtt Cns Consortium J.
Phase II Pre-radiation R115777 (Zarnestra) in newly diagnosed GBM with residual enhancing disease
Neuro Oncol. 2008 Aug 25; [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract

Masoudi A, Elopre M, Amini E, Nagel ME, Ater JL, Gopalakrishnan V, Wolff JE.
Influence of valproic acid on outcome of high-grade gliomas in children
Anticancer Res. 2008 Jul-Aug;28(4C):2437-42
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McGirt MJ, Goldstein IM, Chaichana KL, Tobias ME, Kothbauer KF, Jallo GI.
Extent of surgical resection of malignant astrocytomas of the spinal cord: outcome analysis of 35 patients
Neurosurgery. 2008 Jul;63(1):55-60; discussion 60-1
 Abstract

Perry JR, Rizek P, Cashman R, Morrison M, Morrison T.
Temozolomide rechallenge in recurrent malignant glioma by using a continuous temozolomide schedule: the "rescue" approach
Cancer. 2008 Aug 28; [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract

Tramacere F, Gianicolo E, Serinelli M, Bambace S, De Luca M, Castagna R, Francavilla MC, Leone A, Monastero S, Fucilli F, Pili G, Distante A, Portaluri M.
Multivariate analysis of prognostic factors and survival inpatients with "glioblastoma multiforme"
Clin Ter. 2008 Jul-Aug;159(4):233-238
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Tsien C, Moughan J, Michalski JM, Gilbert MR, Purdy J, Simpson J, Kresel JJ, Curran WJ, Diaz A, Mehta MP.
Phase I Three-Dimensional Conformal Radiation Dose Escalation Study in Newly Diagnosed Glioblastoma: Radiation Therapy Oncology Group Trial 98-03
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2008 Aug 22; [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract

Wakimoto N, Wolf I, Yin D, O'Kelly J, Akagi T, Abramovitz L, Black KL, Tai HH, Koeffler HP.
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs suppress glioma via 15-hydroxyprostaglandin dehydrogenase
Cancer Res. 2008 Sep 1;68(17):6978-86
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Classification of the CNS Tum.




Kool M, Koster J, Bunt J, Hasselt NE, Lakeman A, van Sluis P, Troost D, Meeteren NS, Caron HN, Cloos J, Mršić A, Ylstra B, Grajkowska W, Hartmann W, Pietsch T, Ellison D, Clifford SC, Versteeg R.
Integrated genomics identifies five medulloblastoma subtypes with distinct genetic profiles, pathway signatures and clinicopathological features
PLoS ONE. 2008 Aug 28;3(8):e3088
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Trembath D, Miller CR, Perry A.
Gray zones in brain tumor classification: evolving concepts
Adv Anat Pathol. 2008 Sep;15(5):287-97
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Stem Cells




Gal H, Pandi G, Kanner AA, Ram Z, Lithwick-Yanai G, Amariglio N, Rechavi G, Givol D.
MIR-451 and Imatinib mesylate inhibit tumor growth of Glioblastoma stem cells
Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2008 Aug 31; [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract

Thon N, Damianoff K, Hegermann J, Grau S, Krebs B, Schnell O, Tonn JC, Goldbrunner R.
Presence of pluripotent CD133(+) cells correlates with malignancy of gliomas
Mol Cell Neurosci. 2008 Aug 7; [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract

Walzlein JH, Synowitz M, Engels B, Markovic DS, Gabrusiewicz K, Nikolaev E, Yoshikawa K, Kaminska B, Kempermann G, Uckert W, Kaczmarek L, Kettenmann H, Glass R.
The anti-tumorigenic response of neural precursors depends on subventricular proliferation and age
Stem Cells. 2008 Aug 28; [Epub ahead of print]
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Patients & Caregivers




Denis Strangman, Kathy Oliver 
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