Brain Tumor Reports

Volume 11 Number 6
June 2009

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Bauchet L, Rigau V, Mathieu-Daudé H, Fabbro-Peray P, Palenzuela G, Figarella-Branger D, Moritz J, Puget S, Bauchet F, Pallusseau L, Duffau H, Coubes P, Trétarre B, Labrousse F, Dhellemmes P; Société Française de Neurochirurgie Pédiatrique; Société Française de Neurochirurgie; Société Française de Neuropathologie; Association des Neuro-Oncologues d'Expression Française
Clinical epidemiology for childhood primary central nervous system tumors
J Neurooncol. 2009 Mar;92(1):87-98. Epub 2008 Nov 20

Etiology & Pathogenesis

Amberger-Murphy V
Hypoxia helps glioma to fight therapy
Curr Cancer Drug Targets. 2009 May;9(3):381-90

Barone TA, Gorski JW, Greenberg SJ, Plunkett RJ
Estrogen increases survival in an orthotopic model of glioblastoma
J Neurooncol. 2009 May 5. [Epub ahead of print]

Greenfield JP, Jin DK, Young LM, Christos PJ, Abrey L, Rafii S, Gutin PH
Surrogate markers predict angiogenic potential and survival in patients with glioblastoma multiforme
Neurosurgery. 2009 May;64(5):819-26;

Lindberg N, Kastemar M, Olofsson T, Smits A, Uhrbom L
Oligodendrocyte progenitor cells can act as cell of origin for experimental glioma
Oncogene. 2009 May 4. [Epub ahead of print]

Integrative Medicine

Hervouet E, Debien E, Campion L, Charbord J, Menanteau J, Vallette FM, Cartron PF.
Folate Supplementation Limits the Aggressiveness of Glioma via the Remethylation of DNA Repeats Element and Genes Governing Apoptosis and Proliferation
Clin Cancer Res. 2009 May 15;15(10):3519-29

Overall Management

Freitas MR, de Muzio SD, Pessoa RC, Stávale JN, Borges LR, Malheiros SM
Diffuse bone marrow metastasis in cerebellar high-grade astrocytoma. A case report
Rev Neurol. 2009 Mar 1-15;48(5):242-4

Kano T, Ikota H, Wada H, Iwasa S, Kurosaki S.
A case of an anaplastic ependymoma with gliosarcomatous components
Brain Tumor Pathol. 2009;26(1):11-7

Senetta R, Trevisan E, Rudà R, Benech F, Soffietti R, Cassoni P.
Skin metastases of glioblastoma in the absence of intracranial progression are associated with a shift towards a mesenchymal immunophenotype: report of two cases
Acta Neuropathol. 2009 May 6;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Volavšek M, Lamovec J, Popović M
Extraneural metastases of anaplastic oligodendroglial tumors
Pathol Res Pract. 2009 Apr 30;. [Epub ahead of print]


Bähr O, Herrlinger U, Weller M, Steinbach JP.
Very late relapses in glioblastoma long-term survivors
J Neurol. 2009 May 12;. [Epub ahead of print]

Bauman G, Fisher B, Watling C, Cairncross JG, Macdonald D
Adult Supratentorial Low-Grade Glioma: Long-Term Experience at a Single Institution
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2009 Apr 21. [Epub ahead of print]

Curran EK, Le GM, Sainani KL, Propp JM, Fisher PG
Do children and adults differ in survival from medulloblastoma? A study from the SEER registry
J Neurooncol. 2009 Oct;95(1):81-5. Epub 2009 Apr 25.
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Kano H, Niranjan A, Kondziolka D, Flickinger JC, Lunsford LD
Outcome predictors for intracranial ependymoma radiosurgery
Neurosurgery. 2009 Feb;64(2):279-87;

Stem Cells

Kim DW, Hirth F
Genetic mechanisms regulating stem cell self-renewal and differentiation in the central nervous system of Drosophila
Cell Adh Migr. 2009 Oct 7;3(4). [Epub ahead of print]
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Son MJ, Woolard K, Nam DH, Lee J, Fine HA
SSEA-1 is an enrichment marker for tumor-initiating cells in human glioblastoma
Cell Stem Cell. 2009 May 8;4(5):440-52

Tu LC, Foltz G, Lin E, Hood L, Tian Q
Targeting stem cells-clinical implications for cancer therapy
Curr Stem Cell Res Ther. 2009 May;4(2):147-53


Clinical Investigations

Arvold ND, Lessell S, Bussiere M, Beaudette K, Rizzo JF, Loeffler JS, Shih HA
Visual Outcome and Tumor Control After Conformal Radiotherapy for Patients With Optic Nerve Sheath Meningioma
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2009 Apr 28. [Epub ahead of print]

Bohman LE, Gallardo J, Hankinson TC, Waziri AE, Mandigo CE, McKhann GM 2nd, Sisti MB, Canoll P, Bruce JN
The survival impact of postoperative infection in patients with glioblastoma multiforme
Neurosurgery. 2009 May;64(5):828-34

de Paiva TF Jr, de Barros e Silva MJ, Rinck JA Jr, Fanelli MF, Gimenes DL
Tuberculosis in a patient on temozolomide: a case report
J Neurooncol. 2009 Mar;92(1):33-5. Epub 2008 Nov 1

Dinapoli L, Maschio M, Jandolo B, Fabi A, Pace A, Sperati F, Muti P
Quality of life and seizure control in patients with brain tumor-related epilepsy treated with levetiracetam monotherapy: preliminary data of an open-label study
Neurol Sci. 2009 May 5;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Han SJ, Yang I, Tihan T, Chang SM, Parsa AT
Secondary gliosarcoma: a review of clinical features and pathological diagnosis
J Neurosurg. 2009 May 1;. [Epub ahead of print]

Kreisl TN, Kim L, Moore K, Duic P, Kotliarova S, Walling J, Musib L, Thornton D, Albert PS, Fine HA
A Phase I Trial of Enzastaurin in Patients with Recurrent Gliomas
Clin Cancer Res. 2009 May 5. [Epub ahead of print]

Labidi SI, Bachelot T, Ray-Coquard I, Mosbah K, Treilleux I, Fayette J, Favier B, Galy G, Blay JY, Guastalla JP
Bevacizumab and Paclitaxel for breast cancer patients with central nervous system metastases: a case series
Clin Breast Cancer. 2009 May;9(2):118-21. Online Date May 11, 2009

Maschio M, Dinapoli L, Jandolo B, Vidiri A, Pace A, Fabi A, Pompili A, Carapella CM
The role side effects play in the choice of antiepileptic therapy in brain tumor-related epilepsy: a comparative study on traditional antiepileptic drugs versus oxcarbazepine
J Exp Clin Cancer Res. 2009 May 6;28(1):60. [Epub ahead of print]
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Mikkelsen T, Doyle T, Anderson J, Margolis J, Paleologos N, Gutierrez J, Croteau D, Hasselbach L, Avedissian R, Schultz L
Temozolomide single-agent chemotherapy for newly diagnosed anaplastic oligodendroglioma
J Neurooncol. 2009 Mar;92(1):57-63. Epub 2008 Nov 15

Nakagawa Y, Kageji T, Mizobuchi Y, Kumada H, Nakagawa Y
Clinical results of BNCT for malignant brain tumors in children
Appl Radiat Isot. 2009 Mar 28;. [Epub ahead of print]

Oliver K, Strangman D
The First Documented, Modern-Day Brain Tumour Surgery for a Glioma
International Brain Tumour Alliance (IBTA), 2009


Oshiro S, Tsugu H, Komatsu F, Ohmura T, Ohta M, Sakamoto S, Fukushima T, Inoue T
Efficacy of Temozolomide Treatment in Patients with High-grade Glioma
Anticancer Res. 2009 Mar;29(3):911-7
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Paulino AC, Ahmed IM, Mai WY, Teh BS
The Influence of Pretreatment Characteristics and Radiotherapy Parameters on Time Interval to Development of Radiation-Associated Meningioma
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2009 Apr 23. [Epub ahead of print]

Perry SL, Bohlin C, Reardon DA, Desjardins A, Friedman AH, Friedman HS, Vredenburgh JJ
Tinzaparin prophylaxis against venous thromboembolic complications in brain tumor patients
J Neurooncol. 2009 May 5. [Epub ahead of print]

Quinn JA, Jiang SX, Reardon DA, Desjardins A, Vredenburgh JJ, Gururangan S, Sampson JH, McLendon RE, Herndon JE 2nd, Friedman HS
Phase 1 trial of temozolomide plus irinotecan plus O(6)-benzylguanine in adults with recurrent malignant glioma
Cancer. 2009 Apr 28. [Epub ahead of print]

Tsutsumi S, Yasumoto Y, Ito M
Pediatric multicentric glioma occurring after cranial irradiation
J Clin Neurosci. 2009 Apr 29;. [Epub ahead of print]

van Breemen MS, Rijsman RM, Taphoorn MJ, Walchenbach R, Zwinkels H, Vecht CJ
Efficacy of anti-epileptic drugs in patients with gliomas and seizures
J Neurol. 2009 May 12;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Children's Corner

Mancini Camporeale E
La vecchina di Rivabella
(The old lady of Rivabella) 
BrainLife, Published online: 24 May 2009
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