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Brain Tumor Reports

Volume 8 Number 23
1 December 2008

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Contents


Detection

Diagnosis & Evaluation

Epidemiology & Risk Factors

Etiology & Pathogenesis

Overall Management & Case Reports

Prognosis & Outcome

Psychosocial Aspects

Treatment

Stem Cells

Patients & Caregivers


Detection




Dequesada IM, Quisling RG, Yachnis A, Friedman WA
Can standard magnetic resonance imaging reliably distinguish recurrent tumor from radiation necrosis after radiosurgery for brain metastases? A radiographic-pathological study
Neurosurgery. 2008 Nov;63(5):898-903
  Abstract


Diagnosis & Evaluation




Crawford FW, Khayal IS, McGue C, Saraswathy S, Pirzkall A, Cha S, Lamborn KR, Chang SM, Berger MS, Nelson SJ.
Relationship of pre-surgery metabolic and physiological MR imaging parameters to survival for patients with untreated GBM
J Neurooncol. 2008 Nov 15; [Epub ahead of print]
  Abstract

Leach PA, Estlin EJ, Coope DJ, Thorne JA, Kamaly-Asl ID
Diffuse brainstem gliomas in children: should we or shouldn't we biopsy?
Br J Neurosurg. 2008 Oct;22(5):619-24
  Abstract

Warmuth-Metz M, Bison B, Dannemann-Stern E, Kortmann R, Rutkowski S, Pietsch T
CT and MR imaging in atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumors of the central nervous system
Neuroradiology. 2008 May;50(5):447-52. Epub 2008 Mar 15
  Abstract


Epidemiology & Risk Factors




Flannery T, Cawley D, Zulfiger A, Alderazi Y, Heffernan J, Brett F, Farrell M, O'Brien DF
Familial occurrence of oligodendroglial tumours
Br J Neurosurg. 2008 Jun;22(3):436-8
  Abstract

Lord H, Ironside J, Summers D, Gregor A, Erridge S, Myles L
Fourth ventricle ependymoma in father and son
Br J Neurosurg. 2008 Jun;22(3):423-5
  Abstract


Etiology & Pathogenesis




LIBRARY

Linz U
Aspects on the survival of patients with glioblastoma and the origin and histology of oligodendrogliomas
Nat Rev Cancer. 2003 Jul;3(7):doi:10.1038/nrc1121-c1
  Abstract

Rao JS
Molecular mechanisms of glioma invasiveness: the role of proteases
Nat Rev Cancer. 2003 Jul;3(7):489-501
  Abstract


Overall Mngt & Case Reports




Bhagavathi S, Wilson JD
Primary central nervous system lymphoma
Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2008 Nov;132(11):1830-4
  Abstract |   Full Text |   Reprint

Haldorsen IS, Kråkenes J, Goplen AK, Dunlop O, Mella O, Espeland A
AIDS-related primary central nervous system lymphoma: a Norwegian national survey 1989-2003
BMC Cancer. 2008 Aug 6;8:225
  Abstract |   Full Text |   Reprint

O'Brien J, Thornton J, Cawley D, Farrell M, Keohane K, Kaar G, McEvoy L, O'Brien DF
Extraskeletal myxoid chondrosarcoma of the cerebellopontine angle presenting during pregnancy
Br J Neurosurg. 2008 Jun;22(3):429-32
  Abstract

Packer RJ, Vezina G
Management of and prognosis with medulloblastoma: therapy at a crossroads
Arch Neurol. 2008 Nov;65(11):1419-24
  Abstract

Pal D, Hall G, Loughrey C, Shivane A, Chakrabarty A, Chumas P
Primitive neuroectodermal tumour arising within low grade astrocytoma: transformation, de novo or radiation induced? Report of three cases and review of literature
Br J Neurosurg. 2008 Jun;22(3):402-8
  Abstract

Packer RJ, Vezina G
Management of and prognosis with medulloblastoma: therapy at a crossroads
Arch Neurol. 2008 Nov;65(11):1419-24
  Abstract

Sampath S, Nitin G, Yasha TC, Chandramouli BA, Devi BI, Kovoor JM
Does choroid plexus tumour differ with age?
Br J Neurosurg. 2008 Jun;22(3):373-88
  Abstract


Prognosis & Outcome




Cady FM, O'Neill BP, Law ME, Decker PA, Kurtz DM, Giannini C, Porter AB, Kurtin PJ, Johnston PB, Dogan A, Remstein ED
Del(6)(q22) and BCL6 rearrangements in primary CNS lymphoma are indicators of an aggressive clinical course
J Clin Oncol. 2008 Oct 10;26(29):4814-9. Epub 2008 Jul 21
  Abstract


Psychosocial Aspects




Chang SM, Liu R, Page M, Solheim K, Fox S
Quality of life in adults with brain tumors: Current knowledge and future directions
Neuro Oncol. 2008 Nov 10;. [Epub ahead of print]
  Abstract


Treatment




Chao ST, Barnett GH, Vogelbaum MA, Angelov L, Weil RJ, Neyman G, Reuther AM, Suh JH
Salvage stereotactic radiosurgery effectively treats recurrences from whole-brain radiation therapy
Cancer. 2008 Oct 15;113(8):2198-204
  Abstract

de Robles P, McIntyre J, Kalra S, Roldán G, Cairncross G, Forsyth P, Magliocco T, Hamilton M, Easaw J
Methylation status of MGMT gene promoter in meningiomas
Cancer Genet Cytogenet. 2008 Nov;187(1):25-7
  Abstract

Fabrini MG, Silvano G, Lolli I, Perrone F, Marsella A, Scotti V, Cionini L
A multi-institutional phase II study on second-line Fotemustine chemotherapy in recurrent glioblastoma
J Neurooncol. 2008 Nov 19. [Epub ahead of print]
  Abstract

Hassouna I, Sperling S, Kim E, Schulz-Schaeffer W, Rave-Fränk M, Hasselblatt M, Jelkmann W, Giese A, Ehrenreich H
Erythropoietin augments survival of glioma cells after radiation and temozolomide
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2008 Nov 1;72(3):927-34
  Abstract

Hingtgen S, Ren X, Terwilliger E, Classon M, Weissleder R, Shah K.
Targeting multiple pathways in gliomas with stem cell and viral delivered S-TRAIL and Temozolomide
Mol Cancer Ther. 2008 Nov 1;7(11):3575-85
  Abstract

Kim IY, Niranjan A, Kondziolka D, Flickinger JC, Lunsford LD
Gamma knife radiosurgery for treatment resistant choroid plexus papillomas
J Neurooncol. 2008 Oct;90(1):105-10. Epub 2008 Jun 28.
  Abstract

Kitange GJ, Carlson BL, Mladek AC, Decker PA, Schroeder MA, Wu W, Grogan PT, Giannini C, Ballman KV, Buckner JC, David James C, Sarkaria JN
Evaluation of MGMT promoter methylation status and correlation with temozolomide response in orthotopic glioblastoma xenograft model
J Neurooncol. 2008 Nov 15. [Epub ahead of print]
  Abstract

Kocher M, Frommolt P, Borberg SK, Rühl U, Steingräber M, Niewald M, Staar S, Stuschke M, Becker G, Fischedick AR, Herfarth K, Grauthoff H, Müller RP
Randomized Study of Postoperative Radiotherapy and Simultaneous Temozolomide without Adjuvant Chemotherapy for Glioblastoma
Strahlenther Onkol. 2008 Nov;184(11):572-579. Epub 2008 Nov 19
  Abstract

Kreisl TN, Lassman AB, Mischel PS, Rosen N, Scher HI, Teruya-Feldstein J, Shaffer D, Lis E, Abrey LE
A pilot study of everolimus and gefitinib in the treatment of recurrent glioblastoma (GBM)
J Neurooncol. 2008 Nov 19. [Epub ahead of print]
  Abstract

Massimino M, Gandola L, Spreafico F, Biassoni V, Luksch R, Collini P, Solero CN, Simonetti F, Pignoli E, Cefalo G, Poggi G, Modena P, Mariani L, Potepan P, Podda M, Casanova M, Pecori E, Acerno S, Ferrari A, Terenziani M, Meazza C, Polastri D, Ravagnani F, Fossati-Bellani F
No Salvage Using High-Dose Chemotherapy Plus/Minus Reirradiation for Relapsing Previously Irradiated Medulloblastoma
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2009 Apr 1;73(5):1358-63. Epub 2008 Nov 18.
  Abstract |   Related articles

Paek SH, Han JH, Kim JW, Park CK, Jung HW, Park SH, Kim IH, Kim DG
Long-term outcome of conventional radiation therapy for central neurocytoma
J Neurooncol. 2008 Oct;90(1):25-30. Epub 2008 Jun 20
  Abstract

Sioka C, Kyritsis AP
Chemotherapy, hormonal therapy, and immunotherapy for recurrent meningiomas
J Neurooncol. 2008 Nov 21. [Epub ahead of print]
  Abstract


Stem Cells




Ahmed S
The culture of neural stem cells
J Cell Biochem. 2008 Nov 19; [Epub ahead of print]
  Abstract

Chearwae W, Bright JJ
PPARgamma agonists inhibit growth and expansion of CD133+ brain tumour stem cells
Br J Cancer. 2008 Nov 18. [Epub ahead of print]
  Abstract

Ehtesham M, Mapara KY, Stevenson CB, Thompson RC
CXCR4 mediates the proliferation of glioblastoma progenitor cells
Cancer Lett. 2008 Nov 12; [Epub ahead of print]
  Abstract

Godlewski J, Nowicki MO, Bronisz A, Williams S, Otsuki A, Nuovo G, Raychaudhury A, Newton HB, Chiocca EA, Lawler S
Targeting of the Bmi-1 oncogene/stem cell renewal factor by microRNA-128 inhibits glioma proliferation and self-renewal
Cancer Res. 2008 Nov 15;68(22):9125-30
  Abstract

Pierfelice TJ, Schreck KC, Eberhart CG, Gaiano N.
Notch, Neural Stem Cells, and Brain Tumors
Cold Spring Harb Symp Quant Biol. 2008 Nov 19; [Epub ahead of print]
  Abstract

LIBRARY


Tunici P, Pellegatta S, Finocchiaro G.
The potential of stem cells for the treatment of brain tumors and globoid cell leukodystrophy
Cytotechnology. 2003 Mar;41(2-3):93-101
  Abstract


Patients & Caregivers




Denis Strangman, Kathy Oliver 
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