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Brain Tumor Reports

Volume 8 Number 19
1 October 2008

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Contents


Epidemiology & Risk Factors

Etiology & Pathogenesis

Overall Management & Case Reports

Prognosis & Outcome

Treatment

Stem Cells

Children's Corner


Epidemiology & Risk Factors




Blumenthal DT, Cannon-Albright LA.
Familiality in brain tumors
Neurology. 2008 Sep 23;71(13):1015-20
  Abstract


Etiology & Pathogenesis




Li L, Dutra A, Pak E, Labrie Iii JE, Gerstein RM, Pandolfi PP, Recht LD, Ross AH.
EGFRvIII expression and PTEN loss synergistically induce chromosomal instability and glial tumors
Neuro Oncol. 2008 Sep 23; [Epub ahead of print]
  Abstract


Overall Mngt & Case Reports




Kozak KR, Mahadevan A, Moody JS.
Adult gliosarcoma: Epidemiology, natural history and factors associated with outcome
Neuro Oncol. 2008 Sep 9; [Epub ahead of print]
  Abstract


Prognosis & Outcome




Saraswathy S, Crawford FW, Lamborn KR, Pirzkall A, Chang S, Cha S, Nelson SJ.
Evaluation of MR markers that predict survival in patients with newly diagnosed GBM prior to adjuvant therapy
J Neurooncol. 2008 Sep 23; [Epub ahead of print]
  Abstract


Treatment




Baumert BG, Stupp R.
Low-grade glioma: a challenge in therapeutic options: the role of radiotherapy
Ann Oncol. 2008 Sep;19 Suppl 7:vii217-22
  Abstract

Butowski N, Chang SM, Junck L, Deangelis LM, Abrey L, Fink K, Cloughesy T, Lamborn KR, Salazar AM, Prados MD.
A phase II clinical trial of poly-ICLC with radiation for adult patients with newly diagnosed supratentorial glioblastoma: a North American Brain Tumor Consortium (NABTC01-05)
J Neurooncol. 2008 Sep 17; [Epub ahead of print]
  Abstract

Chrastina J, Novák Z, Feitová V, Ríha I
Experience with radiofrequency termoablation of brain tumors
Rozhl Chir. 2008 Jul;87(7):338-43
  Abstract

Finlay JL, Dhall G, Boyett JM, Dunkel IJ, Gardner SL, Goldman S, Yates AJ, Rosenblum MK, Stanley P, Zimmerman RA, Wallace D, Pollack IF, Packer RJ.
Myeloablative chemotherapy with autologous bone marrow rescue in children and adolescents with recurrent malignant astrocytoma: Outcome compared with conventional chemotherapy: A report from the Children's Oncology Group
Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2008 Sep 18; [Epub ahead of print]
  Abstract

Levivier M
Tissue changes after radiosurgery for vestibular schwannomas
Prog Neurol Surg. 2008;21:98-102
  Abstract

Miyatake SI, Kawabata S, Yokoyama K, Kuroiwa T, Michiue H, Sakurai Y, Kumada H, Suzuki M, Maruhashi A, Kirihata M, Ono K.
Survival benefit of Boron neutron capture therapy for recurrent malignant gliomas
J Neurooncol. 2008 Sep 24; [Epub ahead of print]
  Abstract

Muracciole X, Régis J.
Radiosurgery and carcinogenesis risk
Prog Neurol Surg. 2008;21:207-13
  Abstract

Pursche S, Schleyer E, von Bonin M, Ehninger G, Said SM, Prondzinsky R, Illmer T, Wang Y, Hosius C, Nikolova Z, Bornhäuser M, Dresemann G
Influence of enzyme-inducing antiepileptic drugs on trough level of imatinib in glioblastoma patients
Curr Clin Pharmacol. 2008 Sep;3(3):198-203
  Abstract |   Reprint

Vinjamuri M, Adumala RR, Altaha R, Hobbs GR, Crowell EB Jr.
Comparative analysis of temozolomide (TMZ) versus 1,3-bis (2-chloroethyl)-1 nitrosourea (BCNU) in newly diagnosed glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) patients
J Neurooncol. 2008 Sep 24; [Epub ahead of print]
  Abstract

Vredenburgh JJ, Desjardins A, Reardon DA, Friedman HS.
Experience with irinotecan for the treatment of malignant glioma
Neuro Oncol. 2008 Sep 10; [Epub ahead of print]
  Abstract

Waldeck W, Wiessler M, Ehemann V, Pipkorn R, Spring H, Debus J, Didinger B, Mueller G, Langowski J, Braun K.
TMZ-BioShuttle--a reformulated temozolomide
Int J Med Sci. 2008 Sep 15;5(5):273-84
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Williams BA
Treatment Options for Glioblastoma and other Gliomas
BrainLife Newsletter, Volume 7, Number 19 - 1 October 2008

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Stem Cells




Eyler CE, Foo WC, Lafiura KM, McLendon RE, Hjelmeland AB, Rich JN.
Brain Cancer Stem Cells Display Preferential Sensitivity to Akt Inhibition
Stem Cells. 2008 Sep 18; [Epub ahead of print]
  Abstract

Xu Q, Yuan X, Liu G, Black KL, Yu JS.
Hedgehog Signaling Regulates Brain Tumor Initiating Cell Proliferation and Portends Shorter Survival for Patients with PTEN-Coexpressing Glioblastomas
Stem Cells. 2008 Sep 11; [Epub ahead of print]
  Abstract


Children's Corner




Mancini Camporeale E
Il cavalier Destrini e il pesciolino rosso (Sir Destrini and the little glodfish)
BrainLife, 28 September 2008
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