Brain Tumor Reports

Volume 10 Number 3
March 2008

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Epidemiology & Risk Factors

Searles Nielsen S, Mueller BA, Preston-Martin S, Holly EA, Little J, Bracci PM, McCredie M, Peris-Bonet R, Cordier S, Filippini G, Lubin F
Family cancer history and risk of brain tumors in children: results of the SEARCH international brain tumor study
Cancer Causes Control. 2008 Feb 16; [Epub ahead of print]

Etiology & Pathogenesis

Hyun Hwang J, Smith CA, Salhia B, Rutka JT
The role of fascin in the migration and invasiveness of malignant glioma cells
Neoplasia. 2008 Feb;10(2):149-59
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Overall Management

Arai Y, Tsuchida T, Tanioka F, Sugimura H, Watanabe C, Hongo T, Tsutsui Y
Congenital anaplastic astrocytoma differentiated into pilocytic astrocytoma: An autopsy case
Neuropathology. 2008 Feb 16; [Epub ahead of print]

Duron E, Lazareth A, Gaubert JY, Raso C, Hanon O, Rigaud AS
Gliomatosis cerebri presenting as rapidly progressive dementia and parkinsonism in an elderly woman: a case report
J Med Case Reports. 2008 Feb 20;2(1):53
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Salmaggi A, Fariselli L, Milanesi I, Lamperti E, Silvani A, Bizzi A, Maccagnano E, Trevisan E, Laguzzi E, Rudà  R, Boiardi A, Soffietti R
Natural history and management of brainstem gliomas in adults : A retrospective Italian study
J Neurol. 2008 Feb 22; [Epub ahead of print]

Prognosis & Outcome

Ogawa K, Yoshii Y, Aoki Y, Nagai Y, Tsuchida Y, Toita T, Kakinohana Y, Tamaki W, Iraha S, Adachi G, Hirakawa M, Kamiyama K, Inamine M, Hyodo A, Murayama S
Treatment and prognosis of brain metastases from gynecological cancers
Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo). 2008 Feb;48(2):57-63
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Boiardi A, Silvani A, Eoli M, Lamperti E, Salmaggi A, Gaviani P, Fiumani A, Botturi A, Falcone C, Solari A, Filippini G, Di Meco F, Broggi G
Treatment of recurrent glioblastoma: can local delivery of mitoxantrone improve survival?
J Neurooncol. 2008 Feb 19; [Epub ahead of print]

Chamberlain MC
Bevacizumab Plus Irinotecan in Recurrent Glioblastoma
J Clin Oncol. 2008 Feb 20;26(6):1012-1013
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Grossman SA, Olson J, Batchelor T, Peereboom D, Lesser G, Desideri S, Ye X, Hammour T, Supko JG
Effect of phenytoin on celecoxib pharmacokinetics in patients with glioblastoma
Neuro Oncol. 2008 Feb 20; [Epub ahead of print]

Hashizume R, Ozawa T, Gryaznov SM, Bollen AW, Lamborn KR, Frey Ii WH, Deen DF
New therapeutic approach for brain tumors: Intranasal delivery of telomerase inhibitor GRN163
Neuro Oncol. 2008 Feb 20; [Epub ahead of print]

Pellettieri L, Stenstam BH, Rezaei A, Giusti V, Skold K
An investigation of boron neutron capture therapy for recurrent glioblastoma multiforme
Acta Neurol Scand. 2008 Mar;117(3):191-7

Reardon DA, Zalutsky MR, Akabani G, Coleman RE, Friedman AH, Herndon Ii JE, McLendon RE, Pegram CN, Quinn JA, Rich JN, Vredenburgh JJ, Desjardins A, Guruangan S, Boulton S, Raynor RH, Dowell JM, Wong TZ, Zhao XG, Friedman HS, Bigner DD
A pilot study: 131I-Antitenascin monoclonal antibody 81c6 to deliver a 44-Gy resection cavity boost
Neuro Oncol. 2008 Feb 20; [Epub ahead of print]

James J. Vredenburgh, Annick Desjardins, David A. Reardon, Henry S. Friedman
In Reply
Journal of Clinical Oncology, Vol 26, No 6 (February 20), 2008: pp. 1013. DOI: 10.1200/JCO.2007.15.1746
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Yohena T, Kuniyoshi M, Teruya T, Kawasaki H, Teruya J, Kawabata T, Ohta M, Ishikawa K, Oshiro Y, Chinen T, Uehara T, Hirayasu T, Ogawa K, Samura H
A Case of Long-Term Survival of Postoperative Brain Metastasis of Small Cell Lung Cancer Effectively Treated with Chemotherapy, Whole Brain Radiotherapy and Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Gan To Kagaku Ryoho. 2008 Feb;35(2):331-334

Stem Cells

Alysha K. Croker and Alison L. Allan
Cancer Stem Cells: Implications for the progression and treatment of metastatic disease
J Cell Mol Med., OnlineAccepted Articles, Accepted article online: 20-Dec-2007, doi: 10.1111/j.1582-4934.2007.00211.x
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Gao JX
Cancer stem cells: the lessons from precancerous stem cells
J Cell Mol Med. 2007 Dec 5; [Epub ahead of print]
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Gill P, Litzow M, Buckner J, Arndt C, Moynihan T, Christianson T, Ansell S, Galanis E.
High-dose chemotherapy with autologous stem cell transplantation in adults with recurrent embryonal tumors of the central nervous system
Cancer. 2008 Feb 25; [Epub ahead of print]

Hellman S, Botnick L, Mauch P
Stem-Cell Biology and Cancer Therapy: The More Things Change...
J Clin Oncol. 2008 Feb 20;26(6):821-822
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Knoblich JA
Mechanisms of asymmetric stem cell division
Cell. 2008 Feb 22;132(4):583-97

Komuro H, Saihara R, Shinya M, Takita J, Kaneko S, Kaneko M, Hayashi Y
Identification of side population cells (stem-like cell population) in pediatric solid tumor cell lines
J Pediatr Surg. 2007 Dec;42(12):2040-5

Kong DS, Kim MH, Park WY, Suh YL, Lee JI, Park K, Kim JH, Nam DH
The progression of gliomas is associated with cancer stem cell phenotype
Oncol Rep. 2008 Mar;19(3):639-43

Morrison SJ, Spradling AC
Stem cells and niches: mechanisms that promote stem cell maintenance throughout life
Cell. 2008 Feb 22;132(4):598-611
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Skog J, Edlund K, Bergenheim AT, Wadell G
Adenoviruses 16 and CV23 efficiently transduce human low-passage brain tumor and cancer stem cells
Mol Ther. 2007 Dec;15(12):2140-5. Epub 2007 Sep 18

Soeda A, Inagaki A, Oka N, Ikegame Y, Aoki H, Yoshimura SI, Nakashima S, Kunisada T, Iwama T
Epidermal growth factor plays a crucial role in mitogenic regulation of human brain tumor stem cells
J Biol Chem. 2008 Feb 20; [Epub ahead of print]
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Darius Widera, Aljoscha Kaus, Christian Kaltschmidt and Barbara Kaltschmidt
Neural stem cells, inflammation and NF-κB: basic principle of maintenance and repair or origin of brain tumours?
J Cell Mol Med., OnlineAccepted Articles, Accepted article online: 20-Dec-2007, doi: 10.1111/j.1582-4934.2007.00208.x
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Wu A, Oh S, Wiesner SM, Ericson K, Chen L, Hall WA, Champoux PE, Low WC, Ohlfest JR
Persistence of CD133(+) Cells in Human and Mouse Glioma Cell Lines: Detailed Characterization of GL261 Glioma Cells with Cancer Stem Cell-Like Properties
Stem Cells Dev. 2008 Feb 1;17(1):173-84

Zhang J, Li L
Stem cell niche - Microenvironment and beyond
J Biol Chem. 2008 Feb 13; [Epub ahead of print]
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Zhang XP, Zheng G, Zou L, Liu HL, Hou LH, Zhou P, Yin DD, Zheng QJ, Liang L, Zhang SZ, Feng L, Yao LB, Yang AG, Han H, Chen JY.
Notch activation promotes cell proliferation and the formation of neural stem cell-like colonies in human glioma cells
Mol Cell Biochem. 2008 Jan;307(1-2):101-8. Epub 2007 Sep 12


Abstracts from the Sixth Meeting of the European Association for Neuro-Oncology
Neuro-oncol 2005 July; 7(3): 279-402; DOI:10.1215/S1152851705200388

Abstracts from the Ninth Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuro-Oncology
Neuro-oncol 2004 October; 6(4): 307-400; DOI:10.1215/S1152851704100148

Abstracts from the Society for Neuro-Oncology Eighth Annual Meeting
Neuro-oncol 2003 October; 5(4): 279-360; DOI:10.1215/15228517-5-4-279

Abstracts for the Seventh Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuro-Oncology
Neuro-oncol 2002 October; 4(4): 308-381; DOI:10.1215/15228517-4-4-308

Abstracts for the Sixth Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuro-Oncology
Neuro-oncol 2001 October; 3(4): 265; DOI:10.1215/15228517-3-4-265; 3(4): 266-375; DOI:10.1215/15228517-3-4-266

Aguado T, Carracedo A, Julien B, Velasco G, Milman G, Mechoulam R, Alvarez L, Guzmán M, Galve-Roperh I
Cannabinoids induce glioma stem-like cell differentiation and inhibit gliomagenesis
J Biol Chem. 2007 Mar 2;282(9):6854-62. Epub 2007 Jan 2
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Bi CL, Fang JS, Chen FH, Wang YJ, Wu J
Chemoresistance of CD133(+) tumor stem cells from human brain glioma
Zhong Nan Da Xue Xue Bao Yi Xue Ban. 2007 Aug;32(4):568-73

Blazek ER, Foutch JL, Maki G
Daoy medulloblastoma cells that express CD133 are radioresistant relative to CD133- cells, and the CD133+ sector is enlarged by hypoxia
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2007 Jan 1;67(1):1-5. Epub 2006 Nov 2

Brown MD, Gilmore PE, Hart CA, Samuel JD, Ramani VA, George NJ, Clarke NW
Characterization of benign and malignant prostate epithelial Hoechst 33342 side populations
Prostate. 2007 Sep 15;67(13):1384-96. Published Online: 18 Jul 2007

Ciesielski MJ, Apfel L, Barone TA, Castro CA, Weiss TC, Fenstermaker RA
Antitumor effects of a xenogeneic survivin bone marrow derived dendritic cell vaccine against murine GL261 gliomas
Cancer Immunol Immunother. 2006 Dec;55(12):1491-503. Epub 2006 Feb 17

Clement V, Sanchez P, de Tribolet N, Radovanovic I, Ruiz i Altaba A
HEDGEHOG-GLI1 signaling regulates human glioma growth, cancer stem cell self-renewal, and tumorigenicity
Curr Biol. 2007 Jan 23;17(2):165-72. Epub 2006 Dec 28. Erratum in: Curr Biol. 2007 Jan 23;17(2):192
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Deng YW, Fang JS, Li MC, Chen FH, Zhou XY, Wu J, Zhou RH, Fang F, Chen C, Lu M, Zeng FY
Correlation research between cancer stem cells and the pathological grades of neuroepithelial tumors
Zhong Nan Da Xue Xue Bao Yi Xue Ban. 2006 Feb;31(1):45-51

Fang JS, Deng YW, Li MC, Chen FH, Wang YJ, Lu M, Fang F, Wu J, Yang ZY, Zhou XY, Wang F, Chen C
Isolation and identification of brain tumor stem cells from human brain neuroepithelial tumors
Zhonghua Yi Xue Za Zhi. 2007 Jan 30;87(5):298-303

Folkins C, Man S, Xu P, Shaked Y, Hicklin DJ, Kerbel RS
Anticancer therapies combining antiangiogenic and tumor cell cytotoxic effects reduce the tumor stem-like cell fraction in glioma xenograft tumors
Cancer Res. 2007 Apr 15;67(8):3560-4
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Griguer CE, Oliva CR, Gillespie GY
Glucose metabolism heterogeneity in human and mouse malignant glioma cell lines
J Neurooncol. 2005 Sep;74(2):123-33. Online 2005 Sep 29

S Hellman, U Reincke, L Botnick, and P Mauch
Functional organization of the hematopoietic stem cell compartment: implications for cancer and its therapy
JCO Apr 1 1983: 277-284
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Huang Q, Dong J, Zhu YD, Zhang QB, Ji XY, Wang AD, Lan Q
Isolation and culture of tumor stem cells from human brain glioma tissues
Zhonghua Zhong Liu Za Zhi. 2006 May;28(5):331-3

Jaganathan J, Petit JH, Lazio BE, Singh SK, Chin LS
Tumor necrosis factor-related apoptosis-inducing ligand-mediated apoptosis in established and primary glioma cell lines
Neurosurg Focus. 2002 Sep 15;13(3):ecp1
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Ji XY, Huang Q, Dong J, Zhu YD, Wang AD, Lan Q
Characteristics of morphology, differentiation related marker, and proliferation dynamics of differentiated brain tumor stem cells in vitro
Zhonghua Yi Xue Za Zhi. 2006 Jun 20;86(23):1604-9

Kondo T
Stem cell-like cancer cells in cancer cell lines
Cancer Biomark. 2007;3(4-5):245-50. Published Online: 28 September 2007

Feng Li, Benjamin Tiede, Joan Massagué, Yibin Kang
Beyond tumorigenesis: cancer stem cells in metastasis
Cell Research 17, 3 - 14 (01 Jan 2007). Published online 19 December 2006

Li MC, Deng YW, Wu J, Chen FH, Liu JF, Fang JS
Isolation and characterization of brain tumor stem cells in human medulloblastoma
Ai Zheng. 2006 Feb;25(2):241-6

Newcomb EW, Demaria S, Lukyanov Y, Shao Y, Schnee T, Kawashima N, Lan L, Dewyngaert JK, Zagzag D, McBride WH, Formenti SC
The combination of ionizing radiation and peripheral vaccination produces long-term survival of mice bearing established invasive GL261 gliomas
Clin Cancer Res. 2006 Aug 1;12(15):4730-7
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Newcomb EW, Lymberis SC, Lukyanov Y, Shao Y, Schnee T, Devitt M, Rosenstein BS, Zagzag D, Formenti SC
Radiation sensitivity of GL261 murine glioma model and enhanced radiation response by flavopiridol
Cell Cycle. 2006 Jan 1; 5(1):93-9
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Newcomb EW, Tamasdan C, Entzminger Y, Arena E, Schnee T, Kim M, Crisan D, Lukyanov Y, Miller DC, Zagzag D
Flavopiridol inhibits the growth of GL261 gliomas in vivo: implications for malignant glioma therapy
Cell Cycle. 2004 Feb;3(2):230-4
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Patrawala L, Calhoun T, Schneider-Broussard R, Zhou J, Claypool K, Tang DG
Side population is enriched in tumorigenic, stem-like cancer cells, whereas ABCG2+ and ABCG2- cancer cells are similarly tumorigenic
Cancer Res. 2005 Jul 15;65(14):6207-19
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Ping YF, Yao XH, Bian XW, Chen JH, Zhang R, Yi L, Zhou ZH
Activation of CXCR4 in human glioma stem cells promotes tumor angiogenesis
Zhonghua Bing Li Xue Za Zhi. 2007 Mar;36(3):179-83

Richardson GD, Robson CN, Lang SH, Neal DE, Maitland NJ, Collins AT
CD133, a novel marker for human prostatic epithelial stem cells
J Cell Sci. 2004 Jul 15;117(Pt 16):3539-45. Epub 2004 Jun 29
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Setoguchi T, Taga T, Kondo T
Cancer stem cells persist in many cancer cell lines
Cell Cycle. 2004 Apr;3(4):414-5. Epub 2004 Apr 1
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Soltysova A, Altanerova V, Altaner C
Cancer stem cells
Neoplasma. 2005;52(6):435-40

Spagnolo A, Glick RP, Lin H, Cohen EP, Feinstein DL, Lichtor T
Prolonged survival of mice with established intracerebral glioma receiving combined treatment with peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-gamma thiazolidinedione agonists and interleukin-2-secreting syngeneic/allogeneic fibroblasts
J Neurosurg. 2007 Feb;106(2):299-305

Taga T
Identification of cancer stem cells in the "side population"
Gan To Kagaku Ryoho. 2006 Mar;33(3):295-9

Ana I Teixeira, Joshua K Duckworth, Ola Hermanson
Getting the right stuff: Controlling neural stem cell state and fate in vivo and in vitro with biomaterials
Cell Research 17, 56 - 61 (Jan 2007). Published online 9 January 2007

Wu A, Wiesner S, Xiao J, Ericson K, Chen W, Hall WA, Low WC, Ohlfest JR
Expression of MHC I and NK ligands on human CD133+ glioma cells: possible targets of immunotherapy
J Neurooncol. 2007 Jun;83(2):121-31. Epub 2006 Nov 1. Erratum in: J Neurooncol. 2007 Jun;83(2):133
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Yi L, Zhou ZH, Ping YF, Chen JH, Yao XH, Feng H, Lu JY, Wang JM, Bian XW
Isolation and characterization of stem cell-like precursor cells from primary human anaplastic oligoastrocytoma
Mod Pathol. 2007 Oct;20(10):1061-8. Epub 2007 Jul 27

Xuesheng Zheng, Gang Shen, Xiaofeng Yang and Weiguo Liu
Most C6 Cells Are Cancer Stem Cells: Evidence from Clonal and Population Analyses
Cancer Research 67, 3691-3697, April 15, 2007. doi: 10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-06-3912
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Zhang QB, Ji XY, Huang Q, Dong J, Zhu YD, Lan Q
Differentiation profile of brain tumor stem cells: a comparative study with neural stem cells
Cell Res. 2006 Dec;16(12):909-15
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Patients & Caregivers

First European Rare Disease Day – Friday, 29 February, 2008 – Brain tumours
International Brain Tumour Alliance – IBTA

Kathy Oliver
Allies in the fight against brain tumours
British Journal of Neuroscience Nursing, Feb 22, 2008