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Brain Tumor Reports

Volume 8 Number 20
15 October 2008

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Contents


Diagnosis & Evaluation

Epidemiology & Risk Factors

Etiology & Pathogenesis

Overall Management & Case Reports

Prognosis & Outcome

Treatment

Stem Cells

Patients & Caregivers


Diagnosis & Evaluation




Gonzalez-Bonet LG.
Stereotactic biopsy versus spectroscopy in cases of gliomas with a high degree of malignancy. A review of the literature
Rev Neurol. 2008 Sep 16-30;47(6):310-4. Spanish
 Abstract |  Reprint


Epidemiology & Risk Factors




González-Aguilar A, Gutiérrez-Castrellón P, Briceño E, Rembao-Bojórquez D, Alonso-Vilatela ME, Rasmussen A.
Increased risk of neoplasia among relatives of glioma patients
Rev Neurol. 2008 Oct 1-15;47(7):343-6. Spanish
 Abstract |  Reprint


Etiology & Pathogenesis




Burgess R, Jenkins R, Zhang Z.
Epigenetic changes in gliomas
Cancer Biol Ther. 2008 Sep 18;7(9). [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract

Endersby R, Baker SJ.
PTEN signaling in brain: neuropathology and tumorigenesis
Oncogene. 2008 Sep 18;27(41):5416-30
 Abstract

Khattab AZ, Ahmed MI, Fouad MA, Essa WA.
Significance of p53 and CD31 in astrogliomas
Med Oncol. 2008 Sep 20; [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract

Koul D
PTEN signaling pathways in glioblastoma
Cancer Biol Ther. 2008 Sep 8;7(9). [Epub ahead of print]
  Abstract |   Reprint


Overall Mngt & Case Reports




Lehman NL
Patterns of brain infiltration and secondary structure formation in supratentorial ependymal tumors
J Neuropathol Exp Neurol. 2008 Sep;67(9):900-10
 Abstract

Tian JP, Friedman A, Wang J, Chiocca EA.
Modeling the effects of resection, radiation and chemotherapy in glioblastoma
J Neurooncol. 2008 Oct 4; [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract


Prognosis & Outcome




Chinnaiyan P, Wang M, Rojiani AM, Tofilon PJ, Chakravarti A, Ang KK, Zhang HZ, Hammond E, Curran W Jr, Mehta MP.
The prognostic value of nestin expression in newly diagnosed glioblastoma: report from the Radiation Therapy Oncology Group
Radiat Oncol. 2008 Sep 25;3:32
 Abstract |  Full Text |  Reprint

Rachet B, Mitry E, Quinn MJ, Cooper N, Coleman MP.
Survival from brain tumours in England and Wales up to 2001
Br J Cancer. 2008 Sep 23;99 Suppl 1:S98-101
 Abstract |  Full Text |  Reprint


Treatment




Chinnaiyan P, Cerna D, Burgan WE, Beam K, Williams ES, Camphausen K, Tofilon PJ.
Postradiation sensitization of the histone deacetylase inhibitor valproic acid
Clin Cancer Res. 2008 Sep 1;14(17):5410-5
 Abstract

Giubilei C, Ingrosso G, D'Andrea M, Benassi M, Santoni R.
Hypofractionated stereotactic radiotherapy in combination with whole brain radiotherapy for brain metastases
J Neurooncol. 2008 Sep 19. [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract

Hart MG, Grant R, Garside R, Rogers G, Somerville M, Stein K.
Temozolomide for high grade glioma
Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2008 Oct 8; (4):CD007415
 Abstract

Lee IH, Piert M, Gomez-Hassan D, Junck L, Rogers L, Hayman J, Ten Haken RK, Lawrence TS, Cao Y, Tsien C.
Association of (11)C-Methionine PET Uptake with Site of Failure After Concurrent Temozolomide and Radiation for Primary Glioblastoma Multiforme
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2008 Oct 1; [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract

Marcus HJ, Price SJ, Wilby M, Santarius T, Kirollos RW.
Radiotherapy as an adjuvant in the management of intracranial meningiomas: are we practising evidence-based medicine?
Br J Neurosurg. 2008 Aug;22(4):520-8
 Abstract

Milligan TA, Hurwitz S, Bromfield EB.
Efficacy and tolerability of levetiracetam versus phenytoin after supratentorial neurosurgery
Neurology. 2008 Aug 26;71(9):665-9
 Abstract

Morokoff AP, Zauberman J, Black PM.
Surgery for convexity meningiomas
Neurosurgery. 2008 Sep;63(3):427-33
 Abstract

Narayana A, Kelly P, Golfinos J, Parker E, Johnson G, Knopp E, Zagzag D, Fischer I, Raza S, Medabalmi P, Eagan P, Gruber ML
Antiangiogenic therapy using bevacizumab in recurrent high-grade glioma: impact on local control and patient survival
J Neurosurg. 2008 Oct 3. [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract

Patil CG, Hoang S, Borchers DJ 3rd, Sakamoto G, Soltys SG, Gibbs IC, Harsh GR 4th, Chang SD, Adler JR Jr.
Predictors of peritumoral edema after stereotactic radiosurgery of supratentorial meningiomas
Neurosurgery. 2008 Sep;63(3):435-40
 Abstract

Raymond E, Brandes AA, Dittrich C, Fumoleau P, Coudert B, Clement PM, Frenay M, Rampling R, Stupp R, Kros JM, Heinrich MC, Gorlia T, Lacombe D, van den Bent MJ.
Phase II study of imatinib in patients with recurrent gliomas of various histologies: a European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer Brain Tumor Group Study
J Clin Oncol. 2008 Oct 1;26(28):4659-65
 Abstract

Silva AN, Nagayama K, Schlesinger D, Sheehan JP.
Early brain tumor metastasis reduction following Gamma Knife surgery
J Neurosurg. 2008 Sep 26; [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract

Sridhar T, Gore A, Boiangiu I, Machin D, Symonds RP.
Concomitant (without Adjuvant) Temozolomide and Radiation to Treat Glioblastoma: a Retrospective Study
Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol). 2008 Oct 5; [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract

Unal E, Koksal Y, Cimen O, Paksoy Y, Tavli L.
Malignant glioblastomatous transformation of a low-grade glioma in a child
Childs Nerv Syst. 2008 Oct 1; [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract

Zacharatou Jarlskog C, Paganetti H.
Risk of developing second cancer from neutron dose in proton therapy as function of field characteristics, organ, and patient age
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2008 Sep 1;72(1):228-35. Epub 2008 Jun 18
 Abstract


Stem Cells




Binning MJ, Niazi T, Pedone CA, Lal B, Eberhart CG, Kim KJ, Laterra J, Fults DW.
Hepatocyte growth factor and sonic Hedgehog expression in cerebellar neural progenitor cells costimulate medulloblastoma initiation and growth
Cancer Res. 2008 Oct 1;68(19):7838-45
 Abstract

Sanchez-Diaz PC, Burton TL, Burns SC, Hung JY, Penalva LO.
Musashi1 modulates cell proliferation genes in the medulloblastoma cell line Daoy
BMC Cancer. 2008 Sep 30;8(1):280. [Epub ahead of print]
 Abstract |  Reprint


Patients & Caregivers




Denis Strangman, Kathy Oliver 
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