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Brain Tumor Reports

Volume 10 Number 11
November 2010

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Contents



Diagnosis



Bohman LE, Swanson KR, Moore JL, Rockne R, Mandigo C, Hankinson T, Assanah M, Canoll P, Bruce JN.
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Characteristics of Glioblastoma Multiforme: Implications for Understanding Glioma Ontogeny.
Neurosurgery. 2010 Sep 23. [Epub ahead of print]
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Epidemiology



Arora RS, Alston RD, Eden TO, Estlin EJ, Moran A, Geraci M, Birch JM.
Are reported increases in incidence of primary CNS tumours real? An analysis of longitudinal trends in England, 1979-2003.
Eur J Cancer. 2010 Jun;46(9):1607-16. Epub 2010 Mar 2.
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Pathogenesis



Crea F, Hurt EM, Farrar WL.
Clinical significance of Polycomb gene expression in brain tumors.
Mol Cancer. 2010 Sep 30;9(1):265. [Epub ahead of print]
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Orzan F, Pellegatta S, Poliani L, Pisati F, Caldera V, Menghi F, Kapetis D, Marras C, Schiffer D, Finocchiaro G.
Enhancer of Zeste 2 (EZH2) is up-regulated in malignant gliomas and in glioma stem-like cells.
Neuropathol Appl Neurobiol. 2010 Oct 8;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Long-Term Survival


Das P, Puri T, Jha P, Pathak P, Joshi N, Suri V, Sharma MC, Sharma BS, Mahapatra AK, Suri A, Sarkar C.
A clinicopathological and molecular analysis of glioblastoma multiforme with long-term survival.
J Clin Neurosci. 2010 Sep 29;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Pediatric Patients


Gaspar N, Marshall L, Perryman L, Bax DA, Little SE, Viana-Pereira M, Sharp SY, Vassal G, Pearson A, Reis RM, Hargrave D, Workman P, Jones C.
MGMT-independent temozolomide resistance in paediatric glioblastoma cells associated with a PI3-kinase-mediated HOX / stem cell gene signature.
Cancer Res. 2010 Oct 8;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Integrative Medicine



Goel A, Aggarwal BB.
Curcumin, the golden spice from Indian saffron, is a chemosensitizer and radiosensitizer for tumors and chemoprotector and radioprotector for normal organs.
Nutr Cancer. 2010 Oct;62(7):919-30.
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Overall Management



Bekar A, Kahveci R, Tolunay S, Kahraman A, Kuytu T.
Metastatic gliosarcoma mass extension to a donor fascia lata graft harvest site by tumor cell contamination.
World Neurosurg. 2010 Jun;73(6):719-21.
 
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Kural C, Pusat S, Sentürk T, Seçer HI, Izci Y.
Extracranial metastases of anaplastic oligodendroglioma.
J Clin Neurosci. 2010 Oct 2;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Li J, Wang M, Won M, Shaw EG, Coughlin C, Curran WJ Jr, Mehta MP.
Validation and Simplification of the Radiation Therapy Oncology Group Recursive Partitioning Analysis Classification for Glioblastoma.
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2010 Oct 1;. [Epub ahead of print]
 
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Pallud J, Fontaine D, Duffau H, Mandonnet E, Sanai N, Taillandier L, Peruzzi P, Guillevin R, Bauchet L, Bernier V, Baron MH, Guyotat J, Capelle L.
Natural history of incidental world health organization grade II gliomas.
Ann Neurol. 2010 Nov;68(5):727-33. Article first published online: 28 Oct 2010
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Prognosis



Kahn J, Loeffler JS, Niemierko A, Chiocca EA, Batchelor T, Chakravarti A.
Long-Term Outcomes of Patients with Spinal Cord Gliomas Treated by Modern Conformal Radiation Techniques.
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2010 Oct 13. [Epub ahead of print]
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News

Shirai K, Suzuki Y, Okamoto M, Wakatsuki M, Noda SE, Takahashi T, Ishiuchi S, Hasegawa M, Nakazato Y, Nakano T.
Influence of Histological Subtype on Survival after Combined Therapy of Surgery and Radiation in WHO Grade 3 Glioma.
J Radiat Res (Tokyo). 2010 Sep 29;51(5):589-94.
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Elderly Patients


Chaichana KL, Chaichana KK, Olivi A, Weingart JD, Bennett R, Brem H, Quiñones-Hinojosa A.
Surgical outcomes for older patients with glioblastoma multiforme: preoperative factors associated with decreased survival.
J Neurosurg. 2010 Oct 1;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Ewelt C, Goeppert M, Rapp M, Steiger HJ, Stummer W, Sabel M.
Glioblastoma multiforme of the elderly: the prognostic effect of resection on survival.
J Neurooncol. 2010 Oct 16. [Epub ahead of print]
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Pediatric Patients


Rutkowski S, von Hoff K, Emser A, Zwiener I, Pietsch T, Figarella-Branger D, Giangaspero F, Ellison DW, Garre ML, Biassoni V, Grundy RG, Finlay JL, Dhall G, Raquin MA, Grill J.
Survival and Prognostic Factors of Early Childhood Medulloblastoma: An International Meta-Analysis.
J Clin Oncol. 2010 Oct 12. [Epub ahead of print]
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Metastatic Tumors


Davies MA, Liu P, McIntyre S, Kim KB, Papadopoulos N, Hwu WJ, Hwu P, Bedikian A.
Prognostic factors for survival in melanoma patients with brain metastases.
Cancer. 2010 Oct 19. [Epub ahead of print]
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Psychosocial Aspects



Lawrence YR, Shi W, Dicker AP.
From survival to survivorship: late side effects become an issue in high-grade glioma.
Expert Rev Neurother. 2010 Oct;10(10):1493-5.
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Pediatric Patients


Aukema EJ, Last BF, Schouten-van Meeteren AY, Grootenhuis MA.
Explorative study on the aftercare of pediatric brain tumor survivors: a parents' perspective.
Support Care Cancer. 2010 Sep 10;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Ondruch A, Maryniak A, Kropiwnicki T, Roszkowski M, Daszkiewicz P.
Cognitive and social functioning in children and adolescents after the removal of craniopharyngioma.
Childs Nerv Syst. 2010 Oct 8. [Epub ahead of print]
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Stem Cells



Ahmed AU, Alexiades NG, Lesniak MS.
The use of neural stem cells in cancer gene therapy: Predicting the path to the clinic.
Curr Opin Mol Ther. 2010 Oct;12(5):546-52.
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Cho DY, Lin SZ, Yang WK, Hsu DM, Lin HL, Lee HC, Lee WY, Chiu SC.
The Role of Cancer Stem Cells (CD133+) in Malignant Gliomas.
Cell Transplant. 2010 Sep 30;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Kroonen J, Nassen J, Boulanger YG, Provenzano F, Capraro V, Bours V, Martin D, Deprez M, Robe P, Rogister B.
Human glioblastoma-initiating cells invade specifically the subventricular zones and olfactory bulbs of mice after striatal injection.
Int J Cancer. 2011 Aug 1;129(3):574-85. doi: 10.1002/ijc.25709. Epub 2010 Nov 23.
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Namba H.
Glioma treatment strategies using mesenchymal stem cells.
Brain Nerve. 2010 Oct;62(10):1075-82.
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Lathia JD, Venere M, Rao MS, Rich JN.
Seeing is Believing: Are Cancer Stem Cells the Loch Ness Monster of Tumor Biology?
Stem Cell Rev. 2010 Oct 19;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Siclari VA, Qin L.
Targeting the osteosarcoma cancer stem cell.
Orthop Surg Res. 2010 Oct 27;5(1):78. [Epub ahead of print]
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Tomuleasa C, Soritau O, Rus-Ciuca D, Ioani H, Susman S, Petrescu M, Timis T, Cernea D, Kacso G, Irimie A, Florian IS.
Functional and molecular characterization of glioblastoma multiforme-derived cancer stem cells.
J BUON. 2010 Jul-Sep;15(3):583-91.
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Treatment



Abdelsalam M, Elthusseiny G, Akhtar S, Khafaga Y, Alt Shabana M, Alhusaini H, El Weshi A, Rahal M, Maghfoor I.
Improved survival with combined chemo-radiotherapy in primary central nervous system lymphoma.
Hematol Oncol Stem Cell Ther. 2010 Oct 10;3(3):128-34.
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Balducci M, Apicella G, Manfrida S, Mangiola A, Fiorentino A, Azario L, D'Agostino GR, Frascino V, Dinapoli N, Mantini G, Albanese A, de Bonis P, Chiesa S, Valentini V, Anile C, Cellini N.
Single-Arm Phase II Study of Conformal Radiation Therapy and Temozolomide plus Fractionated Stereotactic Conformal Boost in High-Grade Gliomas : Final Report.
Strahlenther Onkol. 2010 Sep 30;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Buonerba C, Di Lorenzo G, Marinelli A, Federico P, Palmieri G, Imbimbo M, Conti P, Peluso G, De Placido S, Sampson JH.
A comprehensive outlook on intracerebral therapy of malignant gliomas.
Crit Rev Oncol Hematol. 2010 Sep 29;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Chamberlain MC.
What Role Should Cilengitide Have in the Treatment of Glioblastoma?
J Clin Oncol. 2010 Oct 25;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Chamberlain MC.
Temozolomide: therapeutic limitations in the treatment of adult high-grade gliomas.
Expert Rev Neurother. 2010 Oct;10(10):1537-44.
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Halasz LM, Bussière MR, Dennis ER, Niemierko A, Chapman PH, Loeffler JS, Shih HA.
Proton Stereotactic Radiosurgery for the Treatment of Benign Meningiomas.
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2010 Oct 7. [Epub ahead of print]
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Iwami K, Natsume A, Wakabayashi T.
Gene therapy for high-grade glioma.
Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo). 2010 Sep;50(9):727-36. Release Date: 2010 Sep 25
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Jaeckle KA, Ballman KV, Giannini C, Schomberg PJ, Ames MM, Reid JM, McGovern RM, Safgren SL, Galanis E, Uhm JH, Brown PD, Hammack JE, Arusell R, Nikcevich DA, Morton RF, Wender DB, Buckner JC
Phase II NCCTG trial of RT + irinotecan and adjuvant BCNU plus irinotecan for newly diagnosed GBM.
J Neurooncol. 2010 Aug;99(1):73-80. Epub 2010 Jan 9
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Kim JW, Kim DG, Chung HT, Paek SH, Kim YH, Han JH, Park CK, Kim CY, Jung HW.
Gamma Knife stereotactic radiosurgery for intracranial hemangiopericytomas.
J Neurooncol. 2010 Aug;99(1):115-22. Epub 2010 Jan 19.
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Lowenstein PR, Geffen D.
Cancer Vaccines in Glioma: How to Balance the Challenges of Small Trials, Efficiency, and Potential Adverse Events.
J Clin Oncol. 2010 Oct 4;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Mikuni N, Miyamoto S.
Surgical treatment for glioma: extent of resection applying functional neurosurgery.
Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo). 2010;50(9):720-6. Release Date: 2010 Sep 25.
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Nishikawa R.
Standard therapy for glioblastoma--a review of where we are.
Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo). 2010;50(9):713-9. Release Date: September 25, 2010
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Sampson JH, Heimberger AB, Archer GE, Aldape KD, Friedman AH, Friedman HS, Gilbert MR, Herndon JE 2nd, McLendon RE, Mitchell DA, Reardon DA, Sawaya R, Schmittling RJ, Shi W, Vredenburgh JJ, Bigner DD.
Immunologic Escape After Prolonged Progression-Free Survival With Epidermal Growth Factor ReceptorVariant III Peptide Vaccination in Patients With NewlyDiagnosed Glioblastoma.
J Clin Oncol. 2010 Oct 4;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Vauleon E, Avril T, Collet B, Mosser J, Quillien V.
Overview of cellular immunotherapy for patients with glioblastoma.
Clin Dev Immunol. 2010;2010. Published online 2010 October 4.
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Weller M, Wick W, Hegi ME, Stupp R, Tabatabai G.
Should biomarkers be used to design personalized medicine for the treatment of glioblastoma?
Future Oncol. 2010 Sep;6(9):1407-14.
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Metastatic Tumors


Chargari C, Idrissi HR, Pierga JY, Bollet MA, Diéras V, Campana F, Cottu P, Fourquet A, Kirova YM.
Preliminary Results of Whole Brain Radiotherapy with Concurrent Trastuzumab for Treatment of Brain Metastases in Breast Cancer Patients.
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2010 Oct 5. [Epub ahead of print]
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Kondziolka D, Kano H, Harrison GL, Yang HC, Liew DN, Niranjan A, Brufsky AM, Flickinger JC, Lunsford LD.
Stereotactic radiosurgery as primary and salvage treatment for brain metastases from breast cancer.
J Neurosurg. 2010 Oct 1. [Epub ahead of print]
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Matsunaga S, Shuto T, Kawahara N, Suenaga J, Inomori S, Fujino H.
Gamma Knife surgery for brain metastases from colorectal cancer.
J Neurosurg. 2010 Oct 15. [Epub ahead of print]
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Park YS, Chang JH, Chang JW, Park YG.
The efficacy of gamma knife radiosurgery for advanced gastric cancer with brain metastases.
J Neurooncol. 2010 Oct 19. [Epub ahead of print]
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Woo HJ, Hwang SK, Park SH, Hwang JH, Hamm IS.
Factors related to the local treatment failure of gamma knife surgery for metastatic brain tumors.
Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2010 Oct 2;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Pediatric Patients


Meco D, Servidei T, Zannoni GF, Martinelli E, Prisco MG, de Waure C, Riccardi R.
Dual Inhibitor AEE788 Reduces Tumor Growth in Preclinical Models of Medulloblastoma.
Transl Oncol. 2010 Oct 1;3(5):326-35.
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Geoerger B, Hargrave D, Thomas F, Ndiaye A, Frappaz D, Andreiuolo F, Varlet P, Aerts I, Riccardi R, Jaspan T, Chatelut E, Le Deley MC, Paoletti X, Saint-Rose C, Leblond P, Morland B, Gentet JC, Méresse V, Vassal G.
Innovative Therapies for Children with Cancer pediatric phase I study of erlotinib in brainstem glioma and relapsing/refractory brain tumors.
Neuro Oncol. 2010 Oct 25;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Recurrent Tumors


Combs SE, Burkholder I, Edler L, Rieken S, Habermehl D, Jakel O, Haberer T, Haselmann R, Unterberg A, Wick W, Debus J.
Randomised Phase I/II Study to Evaluate Carbon Ion Radiotherapy versus Fractionated Stereotactic Radiotherapy in Patients with Recurrent or Progressive Gliomas: The CINDERELLA Trial.
BMC Cancer. 2010 Oct 6;10(1):533. [Epub ahead of print]
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Murray LJ, Bridgewater CH, Levy D.
Carboplatin Chemotherapy in Patients with Recurrent High-grade Glioma.
Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol). 2010 Oct 15;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Stupp R, Kanner A, Engelhard H, Heidecke V, Taillibert S, Lieberman FS, Dbalý V, Kirson ED, Palti Y, Gutin PH.
A prospective, randomized, open-label, phase III clinical trial of NovoTTF-100A versus best standard of care chemotherapy in patients with recurrent glioblastoma.
J Clin Oncol (Meeting Abstracts) 2010 28: LBA2007. June 20, 2010
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Ram, Gutin PH and Stupp R on behalf of the EF-11 study investigators.
NO-55. Subgroup and quality of life analyses of the phase III clinical trial of NovoTTF-100A versus best standard chemotherapy for recurrent glioblastoma.
Society for Neuro-Oncology (SNO) 15th Annual Scientific Meeting: Abstract NO-55. Presented November 19, 2010
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Treatment Rel. Pathology


Alexandru D, Van Horn DK, Bota DA.
Secondary fibrosarcoma of the brain stem treated with cyclophosphamide and Imatinib.
J Neurooncol. 2010 Aug;99(1):123-8. Epub 2009 Dec 31.
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Chan MD, Attia A, Tatter SB, Lesser G, Zapadka ME, Mott RT, Carter A, McMullen KP, Shaw EG, Ellis TE.
Radiation-induced adult medulloblastoma: a two-case report and review of the literature.
J Neurooncol. 2010 Oct 9. [Epub ahead of print]
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Musial-Bright L, Fengler R, Henze G, Hernáiz Driever P.
Carboplatin and ototoxicity: hearing loss rates among survivors of childhood medulloblastoma.
Childs Nerv Syst. 2010 Oct 8. [Epub ahead of print]
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Schreiber S, Prox-Vagedes V, Elolf E, Brueggemann I, Gademann G, Galazky I, Bartels C.
Bilateral posterior RION after concomitant radiochemotherapy with temozolomide in a patient with glioblastoma multiforme: a case report.
BMC Cancer. 2010 Oct 1;10(1):520. [Epub ahead of print]
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