Brain Tumor Reports

Volume 10 Supplement 11
November 2008

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Diagnosis & Evaluation

Etiology & Pathogenesis

Overall Management & Case Reports

Prognosis & Outcome

Psychosocial Aspects


Stem Cells

Diagnosis & Evaluation

Marnet D, Vinchon M, Kerdraon O, Joriot S, Chafiotte C, Dhellemmes P
Antenatal diagnosis of a third ventricular mass: fetus in fetu or teratoma?
Childs Nerv Syst. 2008 Aug;24(8):887-91. Epub 2008 May 21

Etiology & Pathogenesis

Ferretti E, De Smaele E, Po A, Di Marcotullio L, Tosi E, Espinola MS, Di Rocco C, Riccardi R, Giangaspero F, Farcomeni A, Nofroni I, Laneve P, Gioia U, Caffarelli E, Bozzoni I, Screpanti I, Gulino A
MicroRNA profiling in human medulloblastoma
Int J Cancer. 2008 Oct 30. [Epub ahead of print]

Hankins GR, Sasaki T, Lieu AS, Saulle D, Karimi K, Li JZ, Helm GA
Identification of the deleted in liver cancer 1 gene, DLC1, as a candidate meningioma tumor suppressor
Neurosurgery. 2008 Oct;63(4):771-80

Suri V, Das P, Jain A, Sharma MC, Borkar SA, Suri A, Gupta D, Sarkar C.
Pediatric glioblastomas: A histopathological and molecular genetic study
Neuro Oncol. 2008 Nov 11; [Epub ahead of print] First published on November 3, 2008

Overall Mngt & Case Reports

Blumenthal DT, Parreño MG, Batten J, Chamberlain MC.
Management of malignant gliomas during pregnancy: a case series
Cancer. 2008 Nov 5. [Epub ahead of print]

Choi HJ, Cho BC, Sohn JH, Shin SJ, Kim SH, Kim JH, Yoo NC
Brain metastases from hepatocellular carcinoma: prognostic factors and outcome : Brain metastasis from HCC
J Neurooncol. 2008 Oct 23. [Epub ahead of print]

Janzarik WG, Müller K, Lübbert M, Spreer J, Trippel M, Uhlig I, Weiller C, Rauer S
Occurrence of a germinoma 22 years after resection of a mature cerebral teratoma
J Neurooncol. 2008 Jun;88(2):217-9. Epub 2008 Mar 5

Saad A, Tuli S, Ali EN, Houtchens M, Delalle I, Kesari S
Pilocytic astrocytoma of the spinal cord in an adult
J Neurooncol. 2008 Jun;88(2):189-91. Epub 2008 Mar 14

Sangra M, Mallucci C, Pizer B.
Jugular foramen schwannoma in a child treated with complete surgical excision
Childs Nerv Syst. 2008 Aug;24(8):971-4. Epub 2008 Jun 7

Prognosis & Outcome

Chang EF, Smith JS, Chang SM, Lamborn KR, Prados MD, Butowski N, Barbaro NM, Parsa AT, Berger MS, McDermott MM
Preoperative prognostic classification system for hemispheric low-grade gliomas in adults
J Neurosurg. 2008 Nov;109(5):817-24

Kawabata Y, Takahashi JA, Arakawa Y, Shirahata M, Hashimoto N.
Long term outcomes in patients with intracranial germinomas: a single institution experience of irradiation with or without chemotherapy
J Neurooncol. 2008 Jun;88(2):161-7. Epub 2008 Feb 20

Kong DS, Song SY, Kim DH, Joo KM, Yoo JS, Koh JS, Dong SM, Suh YL, Lee JI, Park K, Kim JH, Nam DH
Prognostic significance of c-Met expression in glioblastomas
Cancer. 2008 Oct 30. [Epub ahead of print]

Shaw EG, Berkey B, Coons SW, Bullard D, Brachman D, Buckner JC, Stelzer KJ, Barger GR, Brown PD, Gilbert MR, Mehta M.
Recurrence following neurosurgeon-determined gross-total resection of adult supratentorial low-grade glioma: results of a prospective clinical trial
J Neurosurg. 2008 Nov;109(5):835-841

Shirai K, Suzuki Y, Oka K, Noda SE, Katoh H, Suzuki Y, Itoh J, Itoh H, Ishiuchi S, Sakurai H, Hasegawa M, Nakano T
Nuclear survivin expression predicts poorer prognosis in glioblastoma
J Neurooncol. 2008 Oct 25. [Epub ahead of print]

Psychosocial Aspects

Benesch M, Spiegl K, Winter A, Passini A, Lackner H, Moser A, Sovinz P, Schwinger W, Urban C
A scoring system to quantify late effects in children after treatment for medulloblastoma/ependymoma and its correlation with quality of life and neurocognitive functioning
Childs Nerv Syst. 2008 Oct 30. [Epub ahead of print]

Keir ST, Farland MM, Lipp ES, Friedman HS
Distress persists in long-term brain tumor survivors with glioblastoma multiforme
J Cancer Surviv. 2008 Oct 29; [Epub ahead of print]


Brown PD, Krishnan S, Sarkaria JN, Wu W, Jaeckle KA, Uhm JH, Geoffroy FJ, Arusell R, Kitange G, Jenkins RB, Kugler JW, Morton RF, Rowland KM Jr, Mischel P, Yong WH, Scheithauer BW, Schiff D, Giannini C, Buckner JC
Phase I/II Trial Erlotinib and Temozolomide With Radiation Therapy in the Treatment of Newly Diagnosed Glioblastoma Multiforme: North Central Cancer Treatment Group Study N0177
J Clin Oncol. 2008 Oct 27. [Epub ahead of print]

Chamberlain MC, Glantz MJ
Sequential salvage chemotherapy for recurrent intracranial hemangiopericytoma
Neurosurgery. 2008 Oct;63(4):720-6; author reply 726-7

Chamberlain MC
Risk of neoplastic meningitis following surgical resection of cerebellar metastases
J Neurooncol. 2008 Aug;89(1):105-7. Epub 2008 Apr 26

Desjardins A, Reardon DA, Herndon JE 2nd, Marcello J, Quinn JA, Rich JN, Sathornsumetee S, Gururangan S, Sampson J, Bailey L, Bigner DD, Friedman AH, Friedman HS, Vredenburgh JJ.
Bevacizumab Plus Irinotecan in Recurrent WHO Grade 3 Malignant Gliomas
Clin Cancer Res. 2008 Nov 1;14(21):7068-73

Franceschi E, Tosoni A, Pozzati E, Brandes AA
Association between response to primary treatments and MGMT status in glioblastoma
Expert Rev Anticancer Ther. 2008 Nov;8(11):1781-6

Gidwani P, Levy A, Goodrich J, Weidenheim K, Kolb EA.
Successful outcome with tandem myeloablative chemotherapy and autologous peripheral blood stem cell transplants in a patient with atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumor of the central nervous system
J Neurooncol. 2008 Jun;88(2):211-5. Epub 2008 Mar 04

Happold C, Roth P, Wick W, Steinbach JP, Linnebank M, Weller M, Eisele G.
ACNU-based chemotherapy for recurrent glioma in the temozolomide era
J Neurooncol. 2008 Nov 6. [Epub ahead of print]

Iwai Y, Yamanaka K, Ikeda H
Gamma Knife radiosurgery for skull base meningioma: long-term results of low-dose treatment
J Neurosurg. 2008 Nov;109(5):804-10.

Jakacki RI, Hamilton M, Gilbertson RJ, Blaney SM, Tersak J, Krailo MD, Ingle AM, Voss SD, Dancey JE, Adamson PC
Pediatric phase I and pharmacokinetic study of erlotinib followed by the combination of erlotinib and temozolomide: a Children's Oncology Group Phase I Consortium Study
J Clin Oncol. 2008 Oct 20;26(30):4921-7. Epub 2008 Sep 15

Janssens GO, Gidding CE, Van Lindert EJ, Oldenburger FR, Erasmus CE, Schouten-Meeteren AY, Kaanders JH.
The Role of Hypofractionation Radiotherapy for Diffuse Intrinsic Brainstem Glioma in Children: a Pilot Study
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2008 Nov 5. [Epub ahead of print]

Kitange GJ, Carlson CNO 7(22), Schroeder MA, Grogan PT, Lamont JD, Decker PA, Wu W, James CD, Sarkaria JN
Induction of MGMT expression is associated with temozolomide resistance in glioblastoma xenografts
Neuro Oncol. 2008 Nov 3; [Epub ahead of print] First published on October 24, 2008

Mehta MP, Shapiro WR, Phan SC, Gervais R, Carrie C, Chabot P, Patchell RA, Glantz MJ, Recht L, Langer C, Sur RK, Roa WH, Mahe MA, Fortin A, Nieder C, Meyers CA, Smith JA, Miller RA, Renschler MF.
Motexafin Gadolinium Combined with Prompt Whole Brain Radiotherapy Prolongs Time to Neurologic Progression in Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer Patients with Brain Metastases: Results of a Phase III Trial
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2008 Oct 31. [Epub ahead of print]

Omuro AM, Delattre JY
What is the place of bevacizumab and irinotecan in the treatment of glioblastoma and other malignant gliomas?
Curr Opin Neurol. 2008 Dec;21(6):717-719

Sathornsumetee S, Rich JN.
Designer therapies for glioblastoma multiforme
Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2008 Oct;1142:108-32. Published Online: 23 Oct 2008
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Smith KE, Fritzell S, Badn W, Eberstål S, Janelidze S, Visse E, Darabi A, Siesjö P
Cure of established GL261 mouse gliomas after combined immunotherapy with GM-CSF and IFNgamma is mediated by both CD8(+) and CD4(+) T-cells
Int J Cancer. 2008 Sep 9. [Epub ahead of print]

Thierry-Chef I, Simon SL, Land CE, Miller DL
Radiation dose to the brain and subsequent risk of developing brain tumors in pediatric patients undergoing interventional neuroradiology procedures
Radiat Res. 2008 Nov;170(5):553-65

Yoshii Y
Pathological review of late cerebral radionecrosis
Brain Tumor Pathol. 2008 Nov; 25(2):51-8. Epub 2008 Nov 6

Zuniga RM, Torcuator R, Jain R, Anderson J, Doyle T, Ellika S, Schultz L, Mikkelsen T
Efficacy, safety and patterns of response and recurrence in patients with recurrent high-grade gliomas treated with bevacizumab plus irinotecan
J Neurooncol. 2009 Feb;91(3):329-36. Epub 2008 Oct 25.
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Stem Cells

Griguer CE, Oliva CR, Gobin E, Marcorelles P, Benos DJ, Lancaster JR Jr, Gillespie GY
CD133 is a marker of bioenergetic stress in human glioma
PLoS ONE. 2008;3(11):e3655. Published online 2008 November 5
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Hide T, Takezaki T, Nakamura H, Kuratsu J, Kondo T
Brain tumor stem cells as research and treatment targets
Brain Tumor Pathol. 2008 Nov ;25(2):67-72. Published online: 6 November 2008

Huang Q, Zhang QB, Dong J, Wu YY, Shen YT, Zhao YD, Zhu YD, Diao Y, Wang AD, Lan Q
Glioma stem cells are more aggressive in recurrent tumors with malignant progression than in the primary tumor, and both can be maintained long-term in vitro
BMC Cancer. 2008 Oct 22;8(1):304. [Epub ahead of print]
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