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Brain Tumor Reports

Volume 9 Number 7
July 2009

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Contents



Epidemiology



McGuire CS, Sainani KL, Fisher PG
Incidence patterns for ependymoma: a surveillance, epidemiology, and end results study
J Neurosurg. 2009 Apr;110(4):725-9
  Abstract


Etiology & Pathogenesis



Frank S, Kuhn SA, Brodhun M, Mueller U, Romeike B, Kosmehl H, Regenbrecht CR, Ewald C, Reichart R, Kalff R.
Metastatic glioblastoma cells use common pathways via blood and lymphatic vessels
Neurol Neurochir Pol. 2009 Mar-Apr;43(2):183-90
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Hirata E, Arakawa Y, Shirahata M, Yamaguchi M, Kishi Y, Okada T, Takahashi JA, Matsuda M, Hashimoto N.
Endogenous tenascin-C enhances glioblastoma invasion with reactive change of surrounding brain tissue
Cancer Sci. 2009 Apr 20;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Murat A, Migliavacca E, Hussain SF, Heimberger AB, Desbaillets I, Hamou MF, Rüegg C, Stupp R, Delorenzi M, Hegi ME.
Modulation of angiogenic and inflammatory response in glioblastoma by hypoxia
PLoS One. 2009 Jun 17;4(6):e5947
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Yue WY, Yu SH, Zhao SG, Chen ZP
Molecular markers relating to malignant progression in Grade II astrocytoma
J Neurosurg. 2009 Apr;110(4):709-14
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Integrative Medicine



Zamin LL, Filippi-Chiela EC, Dillenburg-Pilla P, Horn F, Salbego C, Lenz G.
Resveratrol and quercetin cooperate to induce senescence-like growth arrest in C6 rat glioma cells
Cancer Sci. 2009 May 12;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Overall Management



Frangou EM, Tynan JR, Robinson CA, Ogieglo LM, Vitali AM
Metastatic craniopharyngioma: case report and literature review
Childs Nerv Syst. 2009 Jun 11. [Epub ahead of print]
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Goh JJ, See SJ, Ang E, Ng WH.
Vanishing glioblastoma after corticosteroid therapy
J Clin Neurosci. 2009 Jun 2;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Gömöri E, Halbauer JD, Kasza G, Varga D, Horvath Z, Komoly S.
Glioblastoma multiforme with an unusual location and clinical course
Clin Neuropathol. 2009 May-Jun;28(3):165-7
  Abstract

Lu JQ, Khalil M, Hu W, Sutherland GR, Clark AW
Tumor-to-tumor metastasis: esophageal carcinoma metastatic to an intracranial paraganglioma
J Neurosurg. 2009 Apr;110(4):744-8
  Abstract

Portocarrero-Ortiz L, Garcia-Lopez R, Romero-Vargas S, Padilla JA, Gómez-Amador JL, Salinas-Lara C, Tena-Suck ML, González AS
Thyroid follicular carcinoma presenting as skull and dural metastasis mimicking a meningioma: a case report
J Neurooncol. 2009 May 17. [Epub ahead of print]
  Abstract

Shekhar H, Myles L, Lee M
Von Hippel-Lindau disease: delayed presentation as a cerebellar haemangioblastoma in an elderly patient.
Br J Neurosurg. 2009 Feb;23(1):97-8
  Abstract

Takei H, Powell SZ.
Rosenthal fiber-rich glioblastoma: a case report
Clin Neuropathol. 2009 May-Jun;28(3):168-72
  Abstract

Uyl-de Groot CA, Stupp R, van der Bent M.
Cost-effectiveness of temozolomide for the treatment of newly diagnosed glioblastoma multiforme
Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res. 2009 Jun;9(3):235-41
  Abstract

van den Bent MJ, Vogelbaum MA, Wen PY, Macdonald DR, Chang SM
End Point Assessment in Gliomas: Novel Treatments Limit Usefulness of Classical Macdonald's Criteria
J Clin Oncol. 2009 May 18. [Epub ahead of print]
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Prognosis



Schoenegger K, Oberndorfer S, Wuschitz B, Struhal W, Hainfellner J, Prayer D, Heinzl H, Lahrmann H, Marosi C, Grisold W.
Peritumoral edema on MRI at initial diagnosis: an independent prognostic factor for glioblastoma?
Eur J Neurol. 2009 Apr 10;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Strassner C, Buhl R, Mehdorn HM
Recurrence of intracranial meningiomas: did better methods of diagnosis and surgical treatment change the outcome in the last 30 years?
Neurol Res. 2009 Jun 4. [Epub ahead of print]
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Psychosocial Aspects



Puget S, Boddaert N, Viguier D, Kieffer V, Bulteau C, Garnett M, Callu D, Sainte-Rose C, Kalifa C, Dellatolas G, Grill J
Injuries to inferior vermis and dentate nuclei predict poor neurological and neuropsychological outcome in children with malignant posterior fossa tumors
Cancer. 2009 Mar 15;115(6):1338-47
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Stem Cells



Friedman GK, Langford CP, Coleman JM, Cassady KA, Parker JN, Markert JM, Yancey Gillespie G.
Engineered herpes simplex viruses efficiently infect and kill CD133+ human glioma xenograft cells that express CD111
J Neurooncol. 2009 Jun 12;. [Epub ahead of print]
  Abstract

Godlewski J, Newton HB, Chiocca EA, Lawler SE.
MicroRNAs and glioblastoma; the stem cell connection
Cell Death Differ. 2009 Jun 12;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Kast RE, Belda-Iniesta C.
Suppressing Glioblastoma Stem Cell Function by Aldehyde Dehydrogenase Inhibition with Chloramphenicol or Disulfiram as a New Treatment Adjunct: An Hypothesis
Curr Stem Cell Res Ther. 2009 Dec 1;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Liu Q, Nguyen DH, Dong Q, Shitaku P, Chung K, Liu OY, Tso JL, Liu JY, Konkankit V, Cloughesy TF, Mischel PS, Lane TF, Liau LM, Nelson SF, Tso CL
Molecular properties of CD133+ glioblastoma stem cells derived from treatment-refractory recurrent brain tumors
J Neurooncol. 2009 May 26. [Epub ahead of print]
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Wang Y, Yang J, Zheng H, Tomasek GJ, Zhang P, McKeever PE, Lee EY, Zhu Y
Expression of mutant p53 proteins implicates a lineage relationship between neural stem cells and malignant astrocytic glioma in a murine model
Cancer Cell. 2009 Jun 2;15(6):514-26
  Abstract

Wang C, Chang KC, Somers G, Virshup D, Ang BT, Tang C, Yu F, Wang H.
Protein phosphatase 2A regulates self-renewal of Drosophila neural stem cells
Development. 2009 Jul;136(13):2287-96
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Ward RJ, Lee L, Graham K, Satkunendran T, Yoshikawa K, Ling E, Harper L, Austin R, Nieuwenhuis E, Clarke ID, Hui CC, Dirks PB
Multipotent CD15+ cancer stem cells in patched-1-deficient mouse medulloblastoma
Cancer Res. 2009 Jun 1;69(11):4682-90
  Abstract

Xu Q, Liu G, Yuan X, Xu M, Wang H, Ji J, Konda B, Black KL, Yu JS.
Antigen-Specific T Cell Response from Dendritic Cell Vaccination Using Cancer Stem-like Cell-Associated Antigens
Stem Cells. 2009 Apr 23;. [Epub ahead of print]
  Abstract

Yuki K, Natsume A, Yokoyama H, Kondo Y, Ohno M, Kato T, Chansakul P, Ito M, Kim SU, Wakabayashi T.
Induction of oligodendrogenesis in glioblastoma-initiating cells by IFN-mediated activation of STAT3 signaling
Cancer Lett. 2009 May 18;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Treatment


Clinical Investigations



Affronti ML, Heery CR, Herndon JE 2nd, Rich JN, Reardon DA, Desjardins A, Vredenburgh JJ, Friedman AH, Bigner DD, Friedman HS
Overall survival of newly diagnosed glioblastoma patients receiving carmustine wafers followed by radiation and concurrent temozolomide plus rotational multiagent chemotherapy
Cancer. 2009 Jun 9. [Epub ahead of print]
  Abstract

Alexiou GA
High-grade gliomas in survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukaemia
Childs Nerv Syst. 2009 May 19. [Epub ahead of print]
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Baruchel S, Sharp JR, Bartels U, Hukin J, Odame I, Portwine C, Strother D, Fryer C, Halton J, Egorin MJ, Reis RM, Martinho O, Stempak D, Hawkins C, Gammon J, Bouffet E
A Canadian paediatric brain tumour consortium (CPBTC) phase II molecularly targeted study of imatinib in recurrent and refractory paediatric central nervous system tumours
Eur J Cancer. 2009 Jun 6. [Epub ahead of print]
  Abstract

Brandes AA, Franceschi E, Tosoni A, Benevento F, Scopece L, Mazzocchi V, Bacci A, Agati R, Calbucci F, Ermani M
Temozolomide concomitant and adjuvant to radiotherapy in elderly patients with glioblastoma: correlation with MGMT promoter methylation status
Cancer. 2009 Jun 9. [Epub ahead of print]
  Abstract

Chamberlain MC, Johnston S
Bevacizumab for recurrent alkylator-refractory anaplastic oligodendroglioma
Cancer. 2009 Apr 15;115(8):1734-43
  Abstract

Chi AS, Sorensen AG, Jain RK, Batchelor TT
Angiogenesis as a Therapeutic Target in Malignant Gliomas
Oncologist. 2009 Jun 1. [Epub ahead of print]
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Clarke JL, Iwamoto FM, Sul J, Panageas K, Lassman AB, Deangelis LM, Hormigo A, Nolan CP, Gavrilovic I, Karimi S, Abrey LE
Randomized Phase II Trial of Chemoradiotherapy Followed by Either Dose-Dense or Metronomic Temozolomide for Newly Diagnosed Glioblastoma
J Clin Oncol. 2009 Jun 8. [Epub ahead of print]
  Abstract

Iwamoto FM, Cooper AR, Reiner AS, Nayak L, Abrey LE
Glioblastoma in the elderly: the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Experience (1997-2007)
Cancer. 2009 May 29. [Epub ahead of print]
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Kubicek GJ, Werner-Wasik M, Machtay M, Mallon G, Myers T, Ramirez M, Andrews D, Curran WJ Jr, Dicker AP
Phase I trial using proteasome inhibitor bortezomib and concurrent temozolomide and radiotherapy for central nervous system malignancies
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2009 Jun 1;74(2):433-9. Epub 2008 Dec 10
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Meadows AT, Friedman DL, Neglia JP, Mertens AC, Donaldson SS, Stovall M, Hammond S, Yasui Y, Inskip PD
Second neoplasms in survivors of childhood cancer: findings from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study cohort.
J Clin Oncol. 2009 May 10;27(14):2356-62. Epub 2009 Mar 2
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Sharma A, Gupta D, Mohanti BK, Thulkar S, Dwary A, Goyal S, Muzumder S, Das P.
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma following temozolomide
Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2009 Jun 16;. [Epub ahead of print]
  Abstract

Tilleul P, Brignone M, Hassani Y, Taillandier L, Taillibert S, Cartalat-Carel S, Borget I, Chinot O.
Prescription guidebook for temozolomide usage in brain tumors
Bull Cancer. 2009 May 1;96(5):579-589. French
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Children's Corner



Mancini Camporeale E
Goccia di rugiada s'innamora
(Dew drop falls in love) 
BrainLife, Published online: 27 May 2009
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