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Brain Tumor Reports

Volume 9 Number 9
September 2009

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Contents



Etiology & Pathogenesis



Cinatl J Jr, Nevels M, Paulus C, Michaelis M
Activation of telomerase in glioma cells by human cytomegalovirus: another piece of the puzzle
J Natl Cancer Inst. 2009 Apr 1;101(7):441-3. Epub 2009 Mar 24
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Kim WY, Lee HY
Brain angiogenesis in developmental and pathological processes: mechanism and therapeutic intervention in brain tumors
FEBS J. 2009 Sep;276(17):4653-64
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Lehrer S
Anopheles mosquito transmission of brain tumor
Med Hypotheses. 2009 Aug 3;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Martinez R, Rohde V, Schackert G
Different molecular patterns in glioblastoma multiforme subtypes upon recurrence
J Neurooncol. 2009 Jul 31;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Miller G
Brain cancer. A viral link to glioblastoma?
Science. 2009 Jan 2;323(5910):30-1
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Overall Management



Gao X, Zhang R, Mao Y, Wang Y
Childhood and juvenile meningiomas
Childs Nerv Syst. 2009 Jul 30. [Epub ahead of print]
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Frazier JL, Johnson MW, Burger PC, Weingart JD, Quinones-Hinojosa A
Rapid malignant transformation of low-grade astrocytomas: report of 2 cases and review of the literature
Surg Neurol. 2009 Aug 6. [Epub ahead of print]
 
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Han SJ, Yang I, Tihan T, Prados MD, Parsa AT
Primary gliosarcoma: key clinical and pathologic distinctions from glioblastoma with implications as a unique oncologic entity
J Neurooncol. 2009 Jul 18. [Epub ahead of print]
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Salih SB, Saeed AB, Alzahrani M, Al Qahtani M, Haider A, Palker V
Primary CNS lymphoma presenting as fever of unknown origin
J Neurooncol. 2009 Jul;93(3):401-4. Epub 2009 Jan 13
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Zada G, McNatt SA, Gonzalez-Gomez I, McComb JG
Anaplastic intraventricular oligodendroglioma: case report and review of the literature
Surg Neurol. 2009 Jun;71(6):693-700. Epub 2008 Mar 4
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Prognosis



McGirt MJ, Mukherjee D, Chaichana KL, Than KD, Weingart JD, Quinones-Hinojosa A.
Association of surgically acquired motor and language deficits on overall survival after resection of glioblastoma multiforme
Neurosurgery. 2009 Sep;65(3):463-9; discussion 469-70
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Mellai M, Caldera V, Annovazzi L, Chiò A, Lanotte M, Cassoni P, Finocchiaro G, Schiffer D
MGMT Promoter Hypermethylation in a Series of 104 Glioblastomas
Cancer Genomics Proteomics. 2009 Jul-Aug;6(4):219-27
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Nagy M, Schulz-Ertner D, Bischof M, Welzel T, Hof H, Debus J, Combs SE
Long-term outcome of postoperative irradiation in patients with newly diagnosed WHO grade III anaplastic gliomas
Tumori. 2009 May-Jun;95(3):317-24
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Stem Cells



Cheshier SH, Kalani MY, Lim M, Ailles L, Huhn SL, Weissman IL
A neurosurgeon's guide to stem cells, cancer stem cells, and brain tumor stem cells
Neurosurgery. 2009 Aug;65(2):237-49
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Huszthy PC, Giroglou T, Tsinkalovsky O, Euskirchen P, Skaftnesmo KO, Bjerkvig R, von Laer D, Miletic H
Remission of invasive, cancer stem-like glioblastoma xenografts using lentiviral vector-mediated suicide gene therapy
PLoS One. 2009 Jul 20;4(7):e6314
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Kappadakunnel M, Eskin A, Dong J, Nelson SF, Mischel PS, Liau LM, Ngheimphu P, Lai A, Cloughesy TF, Goldin J, Pope WB
Stem cell associated gene expression in glioblastoma multiforme: relationship to survival and the subventricular zone
J Neurooncol. 2009 Aug 5. [Epub ahead of print]
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Lee DH, Ahn Y, Kim SU, Wang KC, Cho BK, Phi JH, Park IH, Black PM, Carroll RS, Lee J, Kim SK
Targeting rat brainstem glioma using human neural stem cells and human mesenchymal stem cells
Clin Cancer Res. 2009 Aug 1;15(15):4925-34. Epub 2009 Jul 28
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McCord AM, Jamal M, Williams ES, Camphausen K, Tofilon PJ
CD133+ glioblastoma stem-like cells are radiosensitive with a defective DNA damage response compared with established cell lines
Clin Cancer Res. 2009 Aug 15;15(16):5145-53. Epub 2009 Aug 11
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Sherry MM, Reeves A, Wu JK, Cochran BH.
STAT3 is required for proliferation and maintenance of multipotency in glioblastoma stem cells
Stem Cells. 2009 Aug 5;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Wang H, Lathia JD, Wu Q, Wang J, Li Z, Heddleston JM, Eyler CE, Elderbroom J, Gallagher J, Schuschu J, Macswords J, Cao Y, McLendon RE, Wang XF, Hjelmeland AB, Rich JN
Targeting Interleukin 6 Signaling Suppresses Glioma Stem Cell Survival and Tumor Growth
Stem Cells. 2009 Aug 5;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Zhao X, D' Arca D, Lim WK, Brahmachary M, Carro MS, Ludwig T, Cardo CC, Guillemot F, Aldape K, Califano A, Iavarone A, Lasorella A
The N-Myc-DLL3 Cascade Is Suppressed by the Ubiquitin Ligase Huwe1 to Inhibit Proliferation and Promote Neurogenesis in the Developing Brain
Dev Cell. 2009 Aug;17(2):210-21.
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Treatment


Clinical Investigations



Berrocal A, Perez Segura P, Gil M, Balaña C, Garcia Lopez J, Yaya R, Rodríguez J, Reynes G, Gallego O, Iglesias L; GENOM Cooperative Group
Extended-schedule dose-dense temozolomide in refractory gliomas
J Neurooncol. 2009 Aug 8. [Epub ahead of print]
 
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Chamberlain MC, Johnston S
Salvage chemotherapy with bevacizumab for recurrent alkylator-refractory anaplastic astrocytoma
J Neurooncol. 2009 Feb;91(3):359-67. Epub 2008 Oct 25
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Dresemann G, Weller M, Rosenthal MA, Wedding U, Wagner W, Engel E, Heinrich B, Mayer-Steinacker R, Karup-Hansen A, Fluge O, Nowak A, Mehdorn M, Schleyer E, Krex D, Olver IN, Steinbach JP, Hosius C, Sieder C, Sorenson G, Parker R, Nikolova Z
Imatinib in combination with hydroxyurea versus hydroxyurea alone as oral therapy in patients with progressive pretreated glioblastoma resistant to standard dose temozolomide
J Neurooncol. 2009 Aug 18;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Fabrini MG, Perrone F, De Franco L, Pasqualetti F, Grespi S, Vannozzi R, Cionini L
Perioperative high-dose-rate brachytherapy in the treatment of recurrent malignant gliomas
Strahlenther Onkol. 2009 Aug;185(8):524-9. Epub 2009 Aug 4
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Fiorica F, Berretta M, Colosimo C, Stefanelli A, Ursino S, Zanet E, Palmucci T, Maugeri D, Malaguarnera M, Palmucci S, Grasso M, Tirelli U, Cartei F
Glioblastoma in elderly patients: Safety and efficacy of adjuvant radiotherapy with concomitant temozolomide
Arch Gerontol Geriatr. 2009 Jul 21;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Grossman SA, Ye X, Chamberlain M, Mikkelsen T, Batchelor T, Desideri S, Piantadosi S, Fisher J, Fine HA
Talampanel With Standard Radiation and Temozolomide in Patients With Newly Diagnosed Glioblastoma: A Multicenter Phase II Trial
J Clin Oncol. 2009 Jul 27. [Epub ahead of print]
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Groves MD, Puduvalli VK, Gilbert MR, Levin VA, Conrad CA, Liu VH, Hunter K, Meyers C, Hess KR, Alfred Yung WK
Two phase II trials of temozolomide with interferon-alpha2b (pegylated and non-pegylated) in patients with recurrent glioblastoma multiforme
Br J Cancer. 2009 Aug 18;101(4):615-20
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Jalali R, Raut N, Arora B, Gupta T, Dutta D, Munshi A, Sarin R, Kurkure P
Prospective Evaluation of Radiotherapy With Concurrent and Adjuvant Temozolomide in Children With Newly Diagnosed Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2009 Jul 31. [Epub ahead of print]
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Matsuda M, Yamamoto T, Matsumura A, Kaneda Y
Highly efficient eradication of intracranial glioblastoma using Eg5 siRNA combined with HVJ envelope
Gene Ther. 2009 Aug 13;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Morganti AG, Balducci M, Salvati M, Esposito V, Romanelli P, Ferro M, Calista F, Digesù C, Macchia G, Ianiri M, Deodato F, Cilla S, Piermattei A, Valentini V, Cellini N, Cantore GP
A Phase I Dose-Escalation Study (ISIDE-BT-1) of Accelerated IMRT with Temozolomide in Patients with Glioblastoma
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2009 Aug 14;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Niazi TN, Jensen EM, Jensen RL
WHO Grade II and III supratentorial hemispheric ependymomas in adults: case series and review of treatment options
J Neurooncol. 2009 Feb;91(3):323-8. Epub 2008 Nov 1
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Sogawa Y, Kan L, Levy AS, Maytal J, Shinnar S
The use of antiepileptic drugs in pediatric brain tumor patients
Pediatr Neurol. 2009 Sep;41(3):192-4
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Villavicencio AT, BurneikienÄ— S, Romanelli P, Fariselli L, McNeely L, Lipani JD, Chang SD, Nelson EL, McIntyre M, Broggi G, Adler JR Jr
Survival following stereotactic radiosurgery for newly diagnosed and recurrent glioblastoma multiforme: a multicenter experience
Neurosurg Rev. 2009 Jul 25;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Patients & Caregivers



Launch of the European Partnership for Action Against Cancer
European Commission, DG Health and Consumers, Public Health, August 2009 
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