Brain Tumor Reports

Volume 10 Number 1
January 2008

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Etiology & Pathogenesis

Fischer U, Meese E
Glioblastoma multiforme: the role of DSB repair between genotype and phenotype
Oncogene. 2007 Dec 10;26(56):7809-15. Review

Martinez R, Schackert G
Epigenetic aberrations in malignant gliomas: an open door leading to better understanding and treatment
Epigenetics. 2007 Jul-Sep;2(3):147-50

Swartling JF
Identifying candidate genes involved in brain tumor formation
Ups J Med Sci. 2008;113(1):32-71.Epub 2007 Dec 6
Abstract | Reprint

Integrative Medicine

Qiang L, Yang Y, You QD, Ma YJ, Yang L, Nie FF, Gu HY, Zhao L, Lu N, Qi Q, Liu W, Wang XT, Guo QL
Inhibition of glioblastoma growth and angiogenesis by gambogic acid: An in vitro and in vivo study
Biochem Pharmacol. 2007 Nov 9; [Epub ahead of print]

Overall Management

Greene S, Nair N, Ojemann JG, Ellenbogen RG, Avellino AM
Meningiomas in Children
Pediatr Neurosurg. 2007 Dec;44(1):9-13

Lrhezzioui J, Emery E, Chapon F
Frontal giant cell glioblastoma: Radio-induced tumor? Case report and literature review
Neurochirurgie. 2007 Nov 30

Swanson KR, Rostomily RC, Alvord EC Jr
A mathematical modelling tool for predicting survival of individual patients following resection of glioblastoma: a proof of principle
Br J Cancer. 2007 Dec 4;. [Epub ahead of print]
Abstract | Full Text | Reprint

Prognosis & Outcome

Gorlia T, van den Bent MJ, Hegi ME, Mirimanoff RO, Weller M, Cairncross JG, Eisenhauer E, Belanger K, Brandes AA, Allgeier A, Lacombe D, Stupp R
Nomograms for predicting survival of patients with newly diagnosed glioblastoma: prognostic factor analysis of EORTC and NCIC trial 26981-22981/CE.3
Lancet Oncol. 2007 Dec 12; [Epub ahead of print]
Abstract |   Related articles | Nomogram

Marchan EM, Sekula RF Jr, Jannetta PJ, Quigley MR
Long-term survival enhanced by cordectomy in a patient with a spinal glioblastoma multiforme and paraplegia. Case report
J Neurosurg Spine. 2007 Dec;7(6):656-9

Psychosocial Aspects

Janda M, Steginga S, Langbecker D, Dunn J, Walker D, Eakin E
Quality of life among patients with a brain tumor and their carers
J Psychosom Res. 2007 Dec;63(6):617-623

Stem Cells

Itzhak Avital, Andre L. Moreira, David S. Klimstra, Margaret Leversha, Esperanza B. Papadopoulos, Murray Brennan, Robert J. Downey
Donor-Derived Human Bone Marrow Cells Contribute to Solid Organ Cancers Developing After Bone Marrow Transplantation
Stem Cells Nov 2007; 25: 2903 - 2909 ; doi:10.1634/stemcells.2007-0409


Eli E. Bar, Aneeka Chaudhry, Alex Lin, Xing Fan, Karisa Schreck, William Matsui, Sara Piccirillo, Angelo L. Vescovi, Francesco DiMeco, Alessandro Olivi, Charles G. Eberhart
Cyclopamine-Mediated Hedgehog Pathway Inhibition Depletes Stem-Like Cancer Cells in Glioblastoma
Stem Cells Oct 2007; 25: 2524 - 2533 ; doi:10.1634/stemcells.2007-0166

Ali Jourabchi Ghods, Dwain Irvin, Gentao Liu, Xiangpeng Yuan, Iman R. Abdulkadir, Patrizia Tunici, Bindu Konda, Sebastian Wachsmann-Hogiu, Keith L. Black, John S. Yu
Spheres Isolated from 9L Gliosarcoma Rat Cell Line Possess Chemoresistant and Aggressive Cancer Stem-Like Cells
Stem Cells Jul 2007; 25: 1645 - 1653 ; doi:10.1634/stemcells.2006-0624

Huttner HB, Janich P, Köhrmann M, Jászai J, Siebzehnrubl F, Blümcke I, Suttorp M, Gahr M, Kuhnt D, Nimsky C, Krex D, Schackert G, Löwenbrück K, Reichmann H, Jüttler E, Hacke W, Schellinger PD, Schwab S, Wilsch-Bräuninger M, Marzesco AM, Corbeil D
The Stem Cell Marker Prominin-1/CD133 On Membrane Particles In Human Cerebrospinal Fluid Offers Novel Approaches For Studying CNS Disease
Stem Cells. 2007 Dec 20; [Epub ahead of print]

Jones DL, Wagers AJ
No place like home: anatomy and function of the stem cell niche
Nat Rev Mol Cell Biol. 2008 Jan;9(1):11-21

Qu K, Ortoleva P
Understanding stem cell differentiation through self-organization theory
J Theor Biol. 2007 Oct 23;. [Epub ahead of print]

Adam M. Sonabend, Ilya V. Ulasov, Matthew A. Tyler, Angel A. Rivera, James M. Mathis, Maciej S. Lesniak
Mesenchymal Stem Cells Effectively Deliver an Oncolytic Adenovirus to Intracranial Glioma
Stem Cells First published online January 10, 2008; doi:doi:10.1634/stemcells.2007-0758


Fine HA, Kim L, Albert PS, Duic JP, Ma H, Zhang W, Tohnya T, Figg WD, Royce C
A phase I trial of lenalidomide in patients with recurrent primary central nervous system tumors
Clin Cancer Res. 2007 Dec 1;13(23):7101-6

Nagane M, Kobayashi K, Ohnishi A, Shimizu S, Shiokawa Y
Prognostic Significance of O6-Methylguanine-DNA Methyltransferase Protein Expression in Patients with Recurrent Glioblastoma Treated with Temozolomide
Jpn J Clin Oncol. 2007 Dec 21;. [Epub ahead of print]

Perry J, Laperriere N, Zuraw L, Chambers A, Spithoff K, Cairncross JG
Adjuvant chemotherapy for adults with malignant glioma: a systematic review
Can J Neurol Sci. 2007 Nov;34(4):402-10