Brain Tumor Reports

Volume 12 Number 2
February 2010

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Kienast Y, von Baumgarten L, Fuhrmann M, Klinkert WE, Goldbrunner R, Herms J, Winkler F.
Real-time imaging reveals the single steps of brain metastasis formation
Nat Med. 2010 Jan;16(1):116-22

Konukoglu E, Clatz O, Bondiau PY, Delingette H, Ayache N.
Extrapolating glioma invasion margin in brain magnetic resonance images: Suggesting new irradiation margins
Med Image Anal. 2009 Dec 3;. [Epub ahead of print]


Hara T, Hoshuyama T, Takahashi K, Delgermaa V, Sorahan T.
Cancer risk in Japanese chromium platers, 1976-2003
Scand J Work Environ Health. 2009 Dec 21;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Holick CN, Smith SG, Giovannucci E, Michaud DS
Coffee, tea, caffeine intake, and risk of adult glioma in three prospective cohort studies
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2010 Jan;19(1):39-47

Myung SK, Ju W, McDonnell DD, Lee YJ, Kazinets G, Cheng CT, Moskowitz JM.
Mobile phone use and risk of tumors: a meta-analysis
J Clin Oncol. 2009 Nov 20;27(33):5565-72. Epub 2009 Oct 13

Nielsen SS, McKean-Cowdin R, Farin FM, Holly EA, Preston-Martin S, Mueller BA
Childhood brain tumors, residential insecticide exposure, and pesticide metabolism genes
Environ Health Perspect. 2010 Jan;118(1):144-9

Samkange-Zeeb F, Schlehofer B, Schüz J, Schlaefer K, Berg-Beckhoff G, Wahrendorf J, Blettner M.
Occupation and risk of glioma, meningioma and acoustic neuroma: Results from a German case-control study (Interphone Study Group, Germany)
Cancer Epidemiol. 2010 Jan 8;. [Epub ahead of print]

Etiology & Pathogenesis

Hainfellner JA, Heinzl H
Neuropathological biomarker candidates in brain tumors: key issues for translational efficiency
Clin Neuropathol. 2010 Jan-Feb;29(1):41-54
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Jagannathan J, Bourne TD, Schlesinger D, Yen CP, Shaffrey ME, Laws ER Jr, Sheehan JP
Clinical and pathological characteristics of brain metastasis resected after failed radiosurgery
Neurosurgery. 2010 Jan;66(1):208-17

Riemenschneider MJ, Reifenberger G
Molecular neuropathology of low-grade gliomas and its clinical impact
Adv Tech Stand Neurosurg. 2010;35:35-64

Turner JD, Williamson R, Almefty KK, Nakaji P, Porter R, Tse V, Kalani MY
The many roles of microRNAs in brain tumor biology
Neurosurg Focus. 2010 Jan;28(1):E3
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Integrative Medicine

Elamin MH, Shinwari Z, Hendrayani SF, Al-Hindi H, Al-Shail E, Khafaga Y, Al-Kofide A, Aboussekhra A
Curcumin inhibits the Sonic Hedgehog signaling pathway and triggers apoptosis in medulloblastoma cells
Mol Carcinog. 2009 Dec 18;. [Epub ahead of print]

Fong D, Yeh A, Naftalovich R, Choi TH, Chan MM
Curcumin inhibits the side population (SP) phenotype of the rat C6 glioma cell line: Towards targeting of cancer stem cells with phytochemicals
Cancer Lett. 2010 Jan 18;. [Epub ahead of print]

Marcu JP, Christian RT, Lau D, Zielinski AJ, Horowitz MP, Lee J, Pakdel A, Allison J, Limbad C, Moore DH, Yount GL, Desprez PY, McAllister SD
Cannabidiol Enhances the Inhibitory Effects of {Delta}9-Tetrahydrocannabinol on Human Glioblastoma Cell Proliferation and Survival
Mol Cancer Ther. 2010 Jan 6;. [Epub ahead of print]

Perry MC, Demeule M, Régina A, Moumdjian R, Béliveau R
Curcumin inhibits tumor growth and angiogenesis in glioblastoma xenografts
Mol Nutr Food Res. 2010 Jan 19;. [Epub ahead of print]

Temel SG, Kahveci Z
Cyclooxygenase-2 expression in astrocytes and microglia in human oligodendroglioma and astrocytoma
J Mol Histol. 2010 Jan 6;. [Epub ahead of print]

Overall Management

Brennan SM, Gregory DL, Stillie A, Herschtal A, Mac Manus M, Ball DL
Should extrapulmonary small cell cancer be managed like small cell lung cancer?
Cancer. 2010 Jan 5;. [Epub ahead of print]

Fu YJ, Miyahara H, Uzuka T, Natsumeda M, Okamoto K, Hirose T, Fujii Y, Takahashi H
Intraventricular pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma with anaplastic features
Neuropathology. 2009 Dec 28;. [Epub ahead of print]

Fujisawa H, Hasegawa M, Ueno M
Clinical features and management of five patients with supratentorial subependymoma
J Clin Neurosci. 2009 Dec 24;. [Epub ahead of print]

Higaki N, Soma I, Hayashi N, Nakano K, Murakami M, Hayashida H, Kan K, Ichihara T, Aizawa N, Saito N, Niju T, Ikeda T, Sakon M
Advanced lung cancer with mediastinal lymph node metastasis and recurrence of brain metastasis completely responsive to combination chemotherapy and gamma knife radiosurgery--a case report
Gan To Kagaku Ryoho. 2009 Nov;36(12):2111-3

Iijima S, Makari Y, Kato T, Ooshima S, Hoshi M, Doi T, Miyake Y, Sakamoto T, Kato A, Miyo M, Kurokawa E, Kikkawa N
A case of a 14-month survival patient on advanced esophageal cancer with uncontrolled brain metastasis completely responding to nedaplatin, adriamycin, plus 5-FU (NAF) therapy
Gan To Kagaku Ryoho. 2009 Nov;36(12):2052-4

Matsumura T, Ohzato H, Yamamoto T, Ota K, Mabuchi E, Miwa H, Ikeda H, Fukunaga M, Furukawa H.
A case of postoperative brain metastasis originated from pancreatic cancer which was successfully treated by resection and postoperative irradiation
Gan To Kagaku Ryoho. 2009 Nov;36(12):2433-5

Mitsos AP, Konstantinou EA, Fotis TG, Lafazanos SA, Kontogeorgos G, Georgakoulias NV
Sphenoid wing meningioma and glioblastoma multiforme in collision - case report and review of the literature
Neurol Neurochir Pol. 2009 Sep-Oct;43(5):479-83
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Satoh E, Maruyama M, Uehira D, Koike T, Mitsuhashi Y, Ebana K, Ohinata R, Koide A, Sanada T, Maruyama S, Sakoma T
Two case reports of metastatic liver carcinoma with the effective treatment of radiofrequency ablation and intraarterial chemotherapy
Gan To Kagaku Ryoho. 2009 Nov;36(12):2196-7

Suzuki K, Momota H, Tonooka A, Noguchi H, Yamamoto K, Wanibuchi M, Minamida Y, Hasegawa T, Houkin K
Glioblastoma simultaneously present with adjacent meningioma: case report and review of the literature
J Neurooncol. 2010 Jan 10;. [Epub ahead of print]


Han SJ, Yang I, Ahn BJ, Otero JJ, Tihan T, McDermott MW, Berger MS, Prados MD, Parsa AT.
Clinical characteristics and outcomes for a modern series of primary gliosarcoma patients
Cancer. 2010 Jan 5;. [Epub ahead of print]

Stem Cells

Ahmed N, Salsman VS, Kew Y, Shaffer D, Powell S, Zhang YJ, Grossman RG, Heslop HE, Gottschalk S
HER2-specific T cells target primary glioblastoma stem cells and induce regression of autologous experimental tumors
Clin Cancer Res. 2010 Jan 15;16(2):474-85.

Germano I, Swiss V, Casaccia P
Primary brain tumors, neural stem cell, and brain tumor cancer cells: Where is the link?
Neuropharmacology. 2009 Dec 31;. [Epub ahead of print]

Marian CO, Cho SK, McEllin BM, Maher EA, Hatanpaa KJ, Madden CJ, Mickey BE, Wright WE, Shay JW, Bachoo RM
The telomerase antagonist, imetelstat, efficiently targets glioblastoma tumor-initiating cells leading to decreased proliferation and tumor growth
Clin Cancer Res. 2010 Jan 1;16(1):154-63. Epub 2010 Jan 4

Sutter R, Shakhova O, Bhagat H, Behesti H, Sutter C, Penkar S, Santuccione A, Bernays R, Heppner FL, Schüller U, Grotzer M, Moch H, Schraml P, Marino S
Cerebellar stem cells act as medulloblastoma-initiating cells in a mouse model and a neural stem cell signature characterizes a subset of human medulloblastomas

Oncogene. 2010 Jan 11. [Epub ahead of print]

Wei J, Barr J, Kong LY, Wang Y, Wu A, Sharma AK, Gumin J, Henry V, Colman H, Sawaya R, Lang FF, Heimberger AB
Glioma-associated cancer-initiating cells induce immunosuppression
Clin Cancer Res. 2010 Jan 15;16(2):461-73. Epub 2010 Jan 12

Wei J, Barr J, Kong LY, Wang Y, Wu A, Sharma AK, Gumin J, Henry V, Colman H, Priebe W, Sawaya R, Lang FF, Heimberger AB.
Glioblastoma Cancer-Initiating Cells Inhibit T-Cell Proliferation and Effector Responses by the Signal Transducers and Activators of Transcription 3 Pathway
Mol Cancer Ther. 2010 Jan 6;. [Epub ahead of print]

Wurdak H, Zhu S, Romero A, Lorger M, Watson J, Chiang CY, Zhang J, Natu VS, Lairson LL, Walker JR, Trussell CM, Harsh GR, Vogel H, Felding-Habermann B, Orth AP, Miraglia LJ, Rines DR, Skirboll SL, Schultz PG.
An RNAi screen identifies TRRAP as a regulator of brain tumor-initiating cell differentiation
Cell Stem Cell. 2010 Jan 8;6(1):37-47

Yawata T, Nakai E, Park KC, Chihara T, Kumazawa A, Toyonaga S, Masahira T, Nakabayashi H, Kaji T, Shimizu K
Enhanced expression of cancer testis antigen genes in glioma stem cells
Mol Carcinog. 2010 Jan 15;. [Epub ahead of print]


Clinical Investigations

Baumert BG, Stupp R.
Is there a place for radiotherapy in low-grade gliomas?
Adv Tech Stand Neurosurg. 2010;35:159-82

El Sharouni SY, Kal HB, Barten-Van Rijbroek A, Struikmans H, Battermann JJ, Schramel FM
Concurrent versus sequential chemotherapy and radiotherapy in limited disease small cell lung cancer: a retrospective comparative study
Anticancer Res. 2009 Dec;29(12):5219-24

Ishida M, Hotta M, Tsukamura A, Taga T, Kato H, Ohta S, Takeuchi Y, Nakasu S, Okabe H
Malignant transformation in craniopharyngioma after radiation therapy: a case report and review of the literature.
Clin Neuropathol. 2010 Jan-Feb;29(1):2-8

Jenkinson MD, Smith TS, Haylock B, Husband D, Shenoy A, Vinjamuri S, Walker C, Pietronigro D, Warnke PC
Phase II trial of intratumoral BCNU injection and radiotherapy on untreated adult malignant glioma
J Neurooncol. 2010 Jan 10;. [Epub ahead of print]

Laigle-Donadey F, Figarella-Branger D, Chinot O, Taillandier L, Cartalat-Carel S, Honnorat J, Kaloshi G, Delattre JY, Sanson M
Up-front temozolomide in elderly patients with glioblastoma
J Neurooncol. 2010 Jan 8;. [Epub ahead of print]

Liu JL, Tian DS, Li ZW, Qu WS, Zhan Y, Xie MJ, Yu ZY, Wang W, Wu G
Tamoxifen alleviates irradiation-induced brain injury by attenuating microglial inflammatory response in vitro and in vivo
Brain Res. 2010 Jan 4;. [Epub ahead of print]

Minniti G, Muni R, Lanzetta G, Marchetti P, Enrici RM.
Chemotherapy for glioblastoma: current treatment and future perspectives for cytotoxic and targeted agents
Anticancer Res. 2009 Dec 1;29(12):5171-84

Moen MD
Bevacizumab: in previously treated glioblastoma
Drugs. 2010;70(2):181-9

Niranjan A, Kano H, Khan A, Kim IY, Kondziolka D, Flickinger JC, Dade Lunsford L
Radiosurgery for Brain Metastases from Unknown Primary Cancers
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2010 Jan 5. [Epub ahead of print]

Patel AJ, Suki D, Hatiboglu MA, Abouassi H, Shi W, Wildrick DM, Lang FF, Sawaya R
Factors influencing the risk of local recurrence after resection of a single brain metastasis
J Neurosurg. 2009 Dec 25

Salvati M, D'Elia A, Frati A, Santoro A
Sarcoma metastatic to the brain: a series of 35 cases and considerations from 27 years of experience
J Neurooncol. 2009 Dec 29;. [Epub ahead of print]

Schild SE, Behl D, Markovic SN, Brown PD, Sande JR, Deming RL, Rowland KM Jr, Bearden JD
Brain Metastases From Melanoma: Is There a Role for Concurrent Temozolomide in Addition to Whole Brain Radiation Therapy?
Am J Clin Oncol. 2009 Dec 30. [Epub ahead of print]

Tajima Y, Ishibashi K, Ishiguro T, Osawa T, Sakimoto T, Okada N, Miyazaki T, Yokoyama M, Yamano T, Nishimura K, Hondo M, Takahashi T, Ishida H
Analysis of 12 cases of brain metastasis from colorectal cancer
Gan To Kagaku Ryoho. 2009 Nov;36(12):2245-7

Verhoeff JJ, Lavini C, van Linde ME, Stalpers LJ, Majoie CB, Reijneveld JC, van Furth WR, Richel DJ
Bevacizumab and dose-intense temozolomide in recurrent high-grade glioma
Ann Oncol (2010) 21 (8): 1723-1727. First published online: January 11, 2010
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Watson AJ, Sabharwal A, Thorncroft M, McGown G, Kerr R, Bojanic S, Soonawalla Z, King A, Miller A, Waller S, Leung H, Margison GP, Middleton MR
Tumor O(6)-methylguanine-DNA methyltransferase inactivation by oral lomeguatrib
Clin Cancer Res. 2010 Jan 15;16(2):743-9. Epub 2010 Jan 12

Whittle IR
What is the place of conservative management for adult supratentorial low-grade glioma?
Adv Tech Stand Neurosurg. 2010;35:65-79