Brain Tumor Reports

Volume 12 Number 8
August 2010

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Bobek-Billewicz B, Stasik-Pres G, Majchrzak H, Zarudzki L
Differentiation between brain tumor recurrence and radiation injury using perfusion, diffusion-weighted imaging and MR spectroscopy
Folia Neuropathol. 2010;48(2):81-92. Online publish date: 2010-07-01
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Kim YH, Oh SW, Lim YJ, Park CK, Lee SH, Kang KW, Jung HW, Chang KH.
Differentiating radiation necrosis from tumor recurrence in high-grade gliomas: Assessing the efficacy of (18)F-FDG PET, (11)C-methionine PET and perfusion MRI
Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2010 Jul 7;. [Epub ahead of print]

Piroth MD, Pinkawa M, Holy R, Klotz J, Nussen S, Stoffels G, Coenen HH, Kaiser HJ, Langen KJ, Eble MJ
Prognostic Value of Early [(18)F]Fluoroethyltyrosine Positron Emission Tomography After Radiochemotherapy in Glioblastoma Multiforme
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2010 Jun 18. [Epub ahead of print]


Efird JT
Season of birth and risk for adult onset glioma
Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2010 May;7(5):1913-36. Published online 2010 April 28
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Makino K, Nakamura H, Hide TI, Kuratsu JI.
Risk of primary childhood brain tumors related to season of birth in Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan
Childs Nerv Syst. 2010 Jul 22;. [Epub ahead of print]

Etiology & Pathogenesis

Blough MD, Beauchamp DC, Westgate MR, Kelly JJ, Cairncross JG
Effect of aberrant p53 function on temozolomide sensitivity of glioma cell lines and brain tumor initiating cells from glioblastoma
J Neurooncol. 2010 Jul 1. [Epub ahead of print]

Elstner A, Stockhammer F, Nguyen-Dobinsky TN, Nguyen QL, Pilgermann I, Gill A, Guhr A, Zhang T, von Eckardstein K, Picht T, Veelken J, Martuza RL, von Deimling A, Kurtz A.
Identification of diagnostic serum protein profiles of glioblastoma patients
J Neurooncol. 2010 Jul 9;. [Epub ahead of print]

Groenendijk FH, Taal W, Dubbink HJ, Haarloo CR, Kouwenhoven MC, van den Bent MJ, Kros JM, Dinjens WN.
MGMT promoter hypermethylation is a frequent, early, and consistent event in astrocytoma progression, and not correlated with TP53 mutation
J Neurooncol. 2010 Jul 1;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Hamilton MG, Roldán G, Magliocco A, McIntyre JB, Parney I, Easaw JC.
Determination of the methylation status of MGMT in different regions within glioblastoma multiforme
J Neurooncol. 2010 Jul 21;. [Epub ahead of print]

Jansen M, Yip S, Louis DN.
Molecular pathology in adult gliomas: diagnostic, prognostic, and predictive markers
Lancet Neurol. 2010 Jul;9(7):717-726

Kang HC, Kim CY, Han JH, Choe GY, Kim JH, Kim JH, Kim IA
Pseudoprogression in patients with malignant gliomas treated with concurrent temozolomide and radiotherapy: potential role of p53
J Neurooncol. 2010 Jul 15. [Epub ahead of print]

Li A, Bozdag S, Kotliarov Y, Fine HA.
GliomaPredict: a clinically useful tool for assigning glioma patients to specific molecular subtypes
BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2010 Jul 15;10(1):38. [Epub ahead of print]
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Schiffer D, Annovazzi L, Caldera V, Mellai M.
On the origin and growth of gliomas
Anticancer Res. 2010 Jun;30(6):1977-98

Srivastava A, Jain A, Jha P, Suri V, Sharma MC, Mallick S, Puri T, Gupta DK, Gupta A, Sarkar C.
MGMT gene promoter methylation in pediatric glioblastomas
Childs Nerv Syst. 2010 Jun 29;. [Epub ahead of print]

Integrative Medicine

Rieger J, Baehr O, Hattingen E, Maurer G, Coy J, Weller M, Steinbach J
The ERGO trial: A pilot study of a ketogenic diet in patients with recurrent glioblastoma
J Clin Oncol, 2010 ASCO Annual Meeting Proceedings (Post-Meeting Edition) Vol 28, No 15_suppl (May 20 Supplement), 2010: e12532

Su CC, Wang MJ, Chiu TL.
The anti-cancer efficacy of curcumin scrutinized through core signaling pathways in glioblastoma
Int J Mol Med. 2010 Aug;26(2):217-24

Overall Management

Arulponni TR, Janaki MG, Nirmala S
Palliative Benefits of the Multimodality Approach in the Re-treatment of Recurrent Malignant Glioma: Two Case Reports
Indian J Palliat Care. 2009 Jul-Dec;15(2):159-61. Published Online: 21 Dec 2009
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Chen G, Gao X, Liao Y, Xu B
A glioblastoma adjacent to a meningioma
Br J Neurosurg. 2010 Jul 15;. [Epub ahead of print]

Gotway MB, Conomos PJ, Bremner RM.
Pleural Metastatic Disease From Glioblastoma Multiforme
J Thorac Imaging. 2010 Jul 14;. [Epub ahead of print]

Gupta K, Kalra I, Salunke P, Vasishta RK
Lipidized glioblastoma: A rare differentiation pattern
Neuropathology. 2010 Jul 27;. [Epub ahead of print]

Park SH, Ro DY, Park BJ, Kim YW, Kim TE, Jung JK, Lee JW, Kim JY, Han CW.
Brain metastasis from uterine cervical cancer
J Obstet Gynaecol Res. 2010 Jun;36(3):701-4. Published Online: 8 Jun 2010

Pascual-Castroviejo I, Pascual-Pascual SI, Viaño J, Velázquez-Fragua R, Carceller-Benito F, Gutiérrez-Molina M, Morales-Bastos C
Cerebral hemisphere tumours in neurofibromatosis type 1 during childhood
Rev Neurol. 2010 Apr 16;50(8):453-7
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Stark AM, Maslehaty H, Hugo HH, Mehdorn HM
Glioblastoma of the cerebellum and brainstem
Clin Neurosci. 2010 Jul 7;. [Epub ahead of print]

Sutton JT, Cummings PM, Ross GW, Lopes MB
Sudden Death of a 7-Year-Old Boy Due to Undiagnosed Glioblastoma
Am J Forensic Med Pathol. 2010 Jul 2;. [Epub ahead of print]

Tsutsumi S, Yasumoto Y, Oizumi H, Ito M.
Chondrosarcoma with atypical clinical presentation treated by gamma knife radiosurgery for multiple brain metastases--case report
Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo). 2010;50(6):502-5. Release Date: June 25, 2010
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Vermani N, Mann HS, Brar RS, Bagai M.
Cerebellar glioblastoma presenting with clinical and imaging features of posterior circulation stroke
J Postgrad Med. 2010 Apr-Jun;56(2):152-3
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Abacioglu U, Caglar H, Atasoy BM, Abdulloev T, Akgun Z, Kilic T.
Gamma knife radiosurgery in non small cell lung cancer patients with brain metastases: treatment results and prognostic factors
J BUON. 2010 Apr-Jun;15(2):274-80

Eichler AF, Kahle KT, Wang DL, Joshi VA, Willers H, Engelman JA, Lynch TJ, Sequist LV.
EGFR mutation status and survival after diagnosis of brain metastasis in nonsmall cell lung cancer
Neuro Oncol. 2010 Jul 13;. [Epub ahead of print]

Panosyan EH, Laks DR, Masterman-Smith M, Mottahedeh J, Yong WH, Cloughesy TF, Lazareff JA, Mischel PS, Moore TB, Kornblum HI.
Clinical outcome in pediatric glial and embryonal brain tumors correlates with in vitro multi-passageable neurosphere formation
Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2010 Jun 29;. [Epub ahead of print]

Park JK, Hodges T, Arko L, Shen M, Dello Iacono D, McNabb A, Olsen Bailey N, Kreisl TN, Iwamoto FM, Sul J, Auh S, Park GE, Fine HA, Black PM
Scale to Predict Survival After Surgery for Recurrent Glioblastoma Multiforme
J Clin Oncol. 2010 Jul 19;. [Epub ahead of print]

Paulsson J, Lindh MB, Jarvius M, Puputti M, Nistér M, Nupponen NN, Paulus W, Söderberg O, Dresemann G, von Deimling A, Joensuu H, Ostman A, Hasselblatt M.
Prognostic but not predictive role of platelet-derived growth factor receptors in patients with recurrent glioblastoma
Int J Cancer. 2010 Jun 29;. [Epub ahead of print]

Rades D, Dziggel L, Haatanen T, Veninga T, Lohynska R, Dunst J, Schild SE
Scoring Systems to Estimate Intracerebral Control and Survival Rates of Patients Irradiated for Brain Metastases
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2010 Jul 15. [Epub ahead of print]

Robinson CG, Palomo JM, Rahmathulla G, McGraw M, Donze J, Liu L, Vogelbaum MA.
Effect of alternative temozolomide schedules on glioblastoma O(6)-methylguanine-DNA methyltransferase activity and survival
Br J Cancer. 2010 Jul 13;. [Epub ahead of print]

Zada G, Pagnini PG, Yu C, Erickson KT, Hirschbein J, Zelman V, Apuzzo ML
Long-term Outcomes and Patterns of Tumor Progression After Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for Benign Meningiomas
Neurosurgery. 2010 Aug;67(2):322-9

Stem Cells

Evers P, Lee PP, Demarco J, Agazaryan N, Sayre JW, Selch M, Pajonk F.
Irradiation of the Potential Cancer Stem Cell Niches in the Adult Brain Improves Progression-free Survival of Patients with Malignant Glioma
BMC Cancer. 2010 Jul 21;10(1):384. [Epub ahead of print]
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Jiang H, Fueyo J.
Eradication of brain tumor stem cells with an oncolytic adenovirus
Discov Med. 2010 Jul;10(50):24-8. Published on July 5, 2010
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Laks DR, Visnyei K, Kornblum HI
Brain tumor stem cells as therapeutic targets in models of glioma
Yonsei Med J. 2010 Sep;51(5):633-40. Published online 2010 July 15
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Neman J, Jandial R
Decreasing glioma recurrence through adjuvant cancer stem cell inhibition
Biologics. 2010 Jun 24;4:157-62
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Sandu N, Schaller B
Stem cell transplantation in brain tumors: A new field for molecular imaging?
Mol Med. 2010 Jun 30;. [Epub ahead of print]

Toda M
Identification of antigen against brain tumor stem cell and application for treatment of glioma
Gan To Kagaku Ryoho. 2010 Jun;37(6):1016-8

Zhu X, Bidlingmaier S, Hashizume R, James CD, Berger MS, Liu B
Identification of internalizing human single-chain antibodies targeting brain tumor sphere cells
Mol Cancer Ther. 2010 Jul;9(7):2131-41. Epub 2010 Jun 29


Clinical Investigations

Al-Zabin M, Ullrich WO, Brawanski A, Proescholdt MA.
Recurrent brain metastases from lung cancer: the impact of reoperation
Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2010 Jul 9;. [Epub ahead of print]

Beaty O 3rd, Berg S, Blaney S, Malogolowkin M, Krailo M, Knight R, Schaiquevich P, Stewart C, Chen Z, Nelson M, Voss S, Ivy SP, Adamson PC.
A phase II trial and pharmacokinetic study of oxaliplatin in children with refractory solid tumors: a Children's Oncology Group study
Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2010 Sep;55(3):440-5. Published Online: 24 May 2010

Chamberlain MC, Raizer J, Schiff D, Sherman JH.
Optic neuropathy in patients with glioblastoma receiving bevacizumab
Neurology. 2010 Jul 20;75(3):289-90

Chang EF, Clark A, Smith JS, Polley MY, Chang SM, Barbaro NM, Parsa AT, McDermott MW, Berger MS
Functional mapping-guided resection of low-grade gliomas in eloquent areas of the brain: improvement of long-term survival
J Neurosurg. 2010 Jul 16. [Epub ahead of print]

Hasselbalch B, Eriksen JG, Broholm H, Christensen IJ, Grunnet K, Horsman MR, Poulsen HS, Stockhausen MT, Lassen U.
Prospective evaluation of angiogenic, hypoxic and EGFR-related biomarkers in recurrent glioblastoma multiforme treated with cetuximab, bevacizumab and irinotecan
APMIS. 2010 Aug;118(8):585-94. Published Online: 1 Jun 2010

Kramer K, Kushner BH, Modak S, Pandit-Taskar N, Smith-Jones P, Zanzonico P, Humm JL, Xu H, Wolden SL, Souweidane MM, Larson SM, Cheung NK
Compartmental intrathecal radioimmunotherapy: results for treatment for metastatic CNS neuroblastoma
J Neurooncol. 2010 May;97(3):409-18. Epub 2009 Nov 5
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Kurzwelly D, Glas M, Roth P, Weimann E, Lohner H, Waha A, Schabet M, Reifenberger G, Weller M, Herrlinger U
Primary CNS lymphoma in the elderly: temozolomide therapy and MGMT status
J Neurooncol. 2010 May;97(3):389-92. Epub 2009 Oct 20
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Massimino M, Gandola L, Barra S, Giangaspero F, Casali C, Potepan P, Di Rocco C, Nozza P, Collini P, Viscardi E, Bertin D, Biassoni V, Cama A, Milanaccio C, Modena P, Balter R, Tamburrini G, Peretta P, Mascarin M, Scarzello G, Fidani P, Milano GM, Sardi I, Genitori L, Garrè ML
Infant Ependymoma in a 10-year AIEOP (Associazione Italiana Ematologia Oncologia Pediatrica) Experience with Omitted or Deferred Radiotherapy
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2010 Jun 18. [Epub ahead of print]

Momota H, Nariata Y, Miyakita Y, Hosono A, Makimoto A, Shibui S.
Acute lymphoblastic leukemia after temozolomide treatment for anaplastic astrocytoma in a child with a germline TP53 mutation
Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2010 Sep;55(3):577-9. Published Online: 22 Apr 2010

Moustakas A, Kreisl TN.
New treatment options in the management of glioblastoma multiforme: a focus on bevacizumab
Onco Targets Ther. 2010 Jun 24;3:27-38
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Passarin MG, Moretto G, Musso AM, Ottaviani S, Masotto B, Ghimenton C, Iuzzolino P, Buffone E, Rudà R, Soffietti R, Vattemi E, Pedersini R
Intrathecal liposomal cytarabine in combination with temozolomide in low-grade oligoastrocytoma with leptomeningeal dissemination
J Neurooncol. 2010 May;97(3):439-44. Epub 2009 Oct 31
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Raizer JJ, Grimm S, Chamberlain MC, Nicholas MK, Chandler JP, Muro K, Dubner S, Rademaker AW, Renfrow J, Bredel M
A phase 2 trial of single-agent bevacizumab given in an every-3-week schedule for patients with recurrent high-grade gliomas
Cancer. 2010 Jul 27;. [Epub ahead of print]

Rosenfeld MR, Chamberlain MC, Grossman SA, Peereboom DM, Lesser GJ, Batchelor TT, Desideri S, Salazar AM, Ye X.
A multi-institution phase II study of poly-ICLC and radiotherapy with concurrent and adjuvant temozolomide in adults with newly diagnosed glioblastoma
Neuro Oncol. 2010 Jul 8;. [Epub ahead of print]

Scoccianti S, Magrini SM, Ricardi U, Detti B, Buglione M, Sotti G, Krengli M, Maluta S, Parisi S, Bertoni F, Mantovani C, Tombolini V, De Renzis C, Lioce M, Fatigante L, Fusco V, Muto P, Berti F, Rubino G, Cipressi S, Fariselli L, Lupattelli M, Santoni R, Pirtoli L, Biti G
Patterns of care and survival in a retrospective analysis of 1059 patients with glioblastoma multiforme treated between 2002 and 2007: a multicenter study by the Central Nervous System Study Group of Airo (italian Association of Radiation Oncology)
Neurosurgery. 2010 Aug;67(2):446-58
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Sharp JR, Bouffet E, Stempak D, Gammon J, Stephens D, Johnston DL, Eisenstat D, Hukin J, Samson Y, Bartels U, Tabori U, Huang A, Baruchel S.
A multi-centre Canadian pilot study of metronomic temozolomide combined with radiotherapy for newly diagnosed paediatric brainstem glioma
Eur J Cancer. 2010 Jul 23;. [Epub ahead of print]

Sughrue ME, Rutkowski MJ, Chang EF, Shangari G, Kane AJ, McDermott MW, Berger MS, Parsa AT.
Postoperative seizures following the resection of convexity meningiomas: are prophylactic anticonvulsants indicated?
J Neurosurg. 2010 Jun 25;. [Epub ahead of print]

Terasaki M, Eto T, Nakashima S, Okada Y, Ogo E, Sugita Y, Tokutomi T, Shigemori M
A pilot study of hypofractionated radiation therapy with temozolomide for adults with glioblastoma multiforme
J Neurooncol. 2010 Jul 17. [Epub ahead of print]

Yaman E, Buyukberber S, Benekli M, Oner Y, Coskun U, Akmansu M, Ozturk B, Kaya AO, Uncu D, Yildiz R.
Radiation induced early necrosis in patients with malignant gliomas receiving temozolomide
Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2010 Jun 1;. [Epub ahead of print]

Yung WK, Vredenburgh JJ, Cloughesy TF, Nghiemphu P, Klencke B, Gilbert MR, Reardon DA, Prados MD.
Safety and efficacy of erlotinib in first-relapse glioblastoma: a phase II open-label study
Neuro Oncol. 2010 Jul 8;. [Epub ahead of print]

Walbert T, Gilbert MR, Groves MD, Puduvalli VK, Alfred Yung WK, Conrad CA, Bobustuc GC, Colman H, Hsu SH, Nebiyou Bekele B, Qiao W, Levin VA.
Combination of 6-thioguanine, capecitabine, and celecoxib with temozolomide or lomustine for recurrent high-grade glioma
J Neurooncol. 2010 Jul 23;. [Epub ahead of print]

Zhong J, Paul A, Kellie SJ, O'Neill GM
Mesenchymal migration as a therapeutic target in glioblastoma
J Oncol. 2010;2010:430142. Published online 2010 June 21
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