Brain Tumor Reports

Volume 10 Supplement 12
December 2008

Home > Publications > Brain Tumor Reports > Volume 10 Year 2008 > Supplement 12, December°


Diagnosis & Evaluation

Etiology & Pathogenesis

Overall Management & Case Reports

Psychosocial Aspects


Stem Cells

Children's Corner

Diagnosis & Evaluation

Miyamoto J, Tatsuzawa K, Owada K, Kawabe T, Sasajima H, Mineura K
Usefulness and limitations of fluorine-18-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography for the detection of malignancy of orbital tumors
  Abstract |   Reprint

Saraswathy A, Jayasree RS, Baiju KV, Gupta AK, Pillai VP
Optimum Wavelength for the Differentiation of Brain Tumor Tissue Using Autofluorescence Spectroscopy
Photomed Laser Surg. 2008 Nov 23;. [Epub ahead of print]

Etiology & Pathogenesis

Chen Z, Htay A, Santos WD, Gillies GT, Fillmore HL, Sholley MM, Broaddus WC
In vitro angiogenesis by human umbilical vein endothelial cells (HUVEC) induced by three-dimensional co-culture with glioblastoma cells
J Neurooncol. 2008 Nov 28;. [Epub ahead of print]

Li M, Ransohoff RM
The roles of chemokine CXCL12 in embryonic and brain tumor angiogenesis
Semin Cancer Biol. 2008 Nov 7; [Epub ahead of print]

Siegelin MD, Habel A, Gaiser T
17-AAG sensitized malignant glioma cells to death-receptor mediated apoptosis
Neurobiol Dis. 2008 Nov 10;. [Epub ahead of print]

Somasundaram R, Herlyn D
Chemokines and their role in neuroectodermal tumor-host interaction
Semin Cancer Biol. 2008 Nov 13;. [Epub ahead of print]

Overall Mngt & Case Reports

Cairncross G, Jenkins R
Gliomas With 1p/19q Codeletion:a.k.a. Oligodendroglioma
Cancer J. 2008 Nov-Dec;14(6):352-7

Maranhão-Filho P, Campos JC, Lima MA
Intracranial meningiomas in children: ten-year experience
Pediatr Neurol. 2008 Dec;39(6):415-7. Available online 21 November 2008

Karremann M, Butenhoff S, Rausche U, Pietsch T, Wolff JE, Kramm CM
Pediatric giant cell glioblastoma: New insights into a rare tumor entity
Neuro Oncol. 2008 Dec 2; [Epub ahead of print]

Kumar P, Singh S, Kumar P, Krishnani N, Datta NR
Gliosarcoma: an audit from a single institution in India of 24 post-irradiated cases over 15 years
J Cancer Res Ther. 2008 Oct-Dec;4(4):164-8
  Abstract |   Full Text |   Reprint

Shi Y, Morgenstern N
Granular cell astrocytoma
Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2008 Dec;132(12):1946-50
  Abstract |   Full Text |   Reprint

Psychosocial Aspects

Bunevicius A, Deltuva VP, Deltuviene D, Tamasauskas A, Bunevicius R
Brain lesions manifesting as psychiatric disorders: eight cases
CNS Spectr. 2008 Nov;13(11):950-8

Mu C, Juarez G, Mu ML, Portnow J, Fineman I, Badie B, Mamelak A, Ferrell B
The Quality of Life of Patients with Malignant Gliomas and Their Caregivers
Soc Work Health Care. 2008;47(4):455-478


Carapancea M, Alexandru O, Fetea AS, Dragutescu L, Castro J, Georgescu A, Popa-Wagner A, Bäcklund ML, Lewensohn R, Dricu A
Growth factor receptors signaling in glioblastoma cells: therapeutic implications
J Neurooncol. 2008 Nov 30. [Epub ahead of print]

Goldhoff P, Warrington NM, Limbrick DD Jr, Hope A, Woerner BM, Jackson E, Perry A, Piwnica-Worms D, Rubin JB
Targeted Inhibition of Cyclic AMP Phosphodiesterase-4 Promotes Brain Tumor Regression
Clin Cancer Res. 2008 Dec 1;14(23):7717-7725

Idbaih A, Taillibert S, Simon JM, Psimaras D, Schneble HM, Lopez S, Lang P, Toubiana T, Feuvret L, Delattre JY, Mazeron JJ
Short course of radiation therapy in elderly patients with glioblastoma multiforme
Cancer Radiother. 2008 Nov 28; [Epub ahead of print]

McGirt MJ, Than KD, Weingart JD, Chaichana KL, Attenello FJ, Olivi A, Laterra J, Kleinberg LR, Grossman SA, Brem H, Quiñones-Hinojosa A
Gliadel (BCNU) wafer plus concomitant temozolomide therapy after primary resection of glioblastoma multiforme
J Neurosurg. 2008 Dec 1. [Epub ahead of print]

Kieran MW, Supko JG, Wallace D, Fruscio R, Poussaint TY, Phillips P, Pollack I, Packer R, Boyett JM, Blaney S, Banerjee A, Geyer R, Friedman H, Goldman S, Kun LE, Macdonald T
Phase I study of SU5416, a small molecule inhibitor of the vascular endothelial growth factor receptor (VEGFR) in refractory pediatric central nervous system tumors
Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2008 Dec 8;52(2):169-176. [Epub ahead of print]

Liu FJ, Gui SB, Li CZ, Sun ZL, Zhang YZ
Antitumor activity of F90, an epidermal growth factor receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor, on glioblastoma cell line SHG-44
Chin Med J (Engl). 2008 Sep 5;121(17):1702-6
  Abstract |   Full Text |   Reprint

Mathieu V, De Nève N, Le Mercier M, Dewelle J, Gaussin JF, Dehoux M, Kiss R, Lefranc F
Combining bevacizumab with temozolomide increases the antitumor efficacy of temozolomide in a human glioblastoma orthotopic xenograft model
Neoplasia. 2008 Dec;10(12):1383-92
  Abstract |   Full Text |   Reprint

Nagane M, Nozue K, Shimizu S, Waha A, Miyazaki H, Kurita H, Homori M, Fujioka Y, Shiokawa Y
Prolonged and severe thrombocytopenia with pancytopenia induced by radiation-combined temozolomide therapy in a patient with newly diagnosed glioblastoma-analysis of O (6)-methylguanine-DNA methyltransferase status
J Neurooncol. 2008 Nov 27. [Epub ahead of print]

Ningaraj NS, Sankpal UT, Khaitan D, Meister EA, Vats T
Activation of K(ATP) channels increases anticancer drug delivery to brain tumors and survival
Eur J Pharmacol. 2008 Nov 9;. [Epub ahead of print]

Norden AD, Drappatz J, Muzikansky A, David K, Gerard M, McNamara MB, Phan P, Ross A, Kesari S, Wen PY
An exploratory survival analysis of anti-angiogenic therapy for recurrent malignant glioma.
J Neurooncol. 2009 Apr;92(2):149-55. Epub 2008 Nov 29.
  Abstract |   Reprint |   Related articles

Vinchon M, Weill J, Delestret I, Dhellemmes P
Craniopharyngioma and hypothalamic obesity in children
Childs Nerv Syst. 2008 Dec 5. [Epub ahead of print]

Stem Cells

Varghese M, Olstorn H, Sandberg C, Vik-Mo EO, Noordhuis P, Nistér M, Berg-Johnsen J, Moe MC, Langmoen IA
A Comparison Between Stem Cells From The Adult Human Brain And From Brain Tumors
Neurosurgery. 2008 Dec;63(6):1022-1034

Zhang HR, Chen FL, Xu CP, Ping YF, Wang QL, Liang ZQ, Wang JM, Bian XW
Incorporation of endothelial progenitor cells into the neovasculature of malignant glioma xenograft
J Neurooncol. 2008 Dec 4. [Epub ahead of print]

Children's Corner

Elisabetta Mancini Camporeale
Oggi la signora Mariuccia racconta
(Today Mrs. Mariuccia recounts) 
BrainLife, Published 3 December 2008
Full Text