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Brain Tumor Reports

Volume 11 Number 2
February 2011

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CONTENTS



BRAIN TUMORS
CNS PNET
CRANIOPHARYNGIOMA
EMBRYONAL TUMORS
GLIOBLASTOMA
GLIOMAS
GLIO-NEURONAL TUMORS
MEDULLOBLASTOMA
MENINGIOMA
METASTATIC TUMORS
TUMORS





BRAIN TUMORS



Al-Talib H, Hasan H, Yean CY, Al-Ashwal SM, Ravichandran M.
Fatal Necrotizing Pneumonia Caused by Panton-Valentine Leukocidin-Producing Hospital-Acquired Staphylococcus aureus: a Case Report.
Jpn J Infect Dis. 2011 Jan;64(1):58-60.
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Castellino SM, Tooze JA, Flowers L, Parsons SK.
The peabody picture vocabulary test as a pre-screening tool for global cognitive functioning in childhood brain tumor survivors.
J Neurooncol. 2011 Jan 12;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Castelo-Branco P, Zhang C, Lipman T, Fujitani M, Hansford L, Clarke I, Harley CB, Tressler R, Malkin D, Walker E, Kaplan DR, Dirks P, Tabori U.
Neural Tumor-Initiating Cells Have Distinct Telomere Maintenance and Can be Safely Targeted for Telomerase Inhibition.
Clin Cancer Res. 2011 Jan 1;17(1):111-21.
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Hede SM, Nazarenko I, Nistér M, Lindström MS.
Novel Perspectives on p53 Function in Neural Stem Cells and Brain Tumors.
J Oncol. 2011:852970. Epub 2010 Dec 15.
 
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Hjelmeland AB, Rich JN.
Molecular Targeting of Neural Cancer Stem Cells: TTAGGG, You're It!
Clin Cancer Res. 2011 Jan 1;17(1):3-5.
 
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Lim KJ, Bisht S, Bar EE, Maitra A, Eberhart CG.
A polymeric nanoparticle formulation of curcumin inhibits growth, clonogenicity and stem-like fraction in malignant brain tumors.
Cancer Biol Ther. 2011 Mar 1;11(5). [Epub ahead of print]
 
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CNS PNET



Raffel C, Rutka JT.
Central nervous system primitive neuroectodermal tumors: still a useful classification?
Neurosurg Focus. 2011 Jan;30(1):Introduction.
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CRANIOPHARYNGIOMA



Crom DB, Smith D, Xiong Z, Onar A, Hudson MM, Merchant TE, Morris EB.
Health status in long-term survivors of pediatric craniopharyngiomas.
J Neurosci Nurs. 2010 Dec;42(6):323-8; quiz 329-30.
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Mortini P, Losa M, Pozzobon G, Barzaghi R, Riva M, Acerno S, Angius D, Weber G, Chiumello G, Giovanelli M.
Neurosurgical treatment of craniopharyngioma in adults and children: early and long-term results in a large case series.
J Neurosurg. 2011 Jan 7. [Epub ahead of print]
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EMBRYONAL TUMORS



Manjila S, Ray A, Hu Y, Cai DX, Cohen ML, Cohen AR.
Embryonal tumors with abundant neuropil and true rosettes: 2 illustrative cases and a review of the literature.
Neurosurg Focus. 2011 Jan;30(1):E2.
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GLIOBLASTOMA



Beier CP, Beier D.
CD133 negative cancer stem cells in glioblastoma.
Front Biosci (Elite Ed). 2011 Jan 1;3:701-10.
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Beal K, Abrey LE, Gutin PH.
Antiangiogenic agents in the treatment of recurrent or newly diagnosed glioblastoma: Analysis of single-agent and combined modality approaches.
Radiat Oncol. 2011 Jan 7;6(1):2. [Epub ahead of print]
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Chen TC, Wang W, Golden EB, Thomas S, Sivakumar W, Hofman FM, Louie SG, Schönthal AH.
Green tea epigallocatechin gallate enhances therapeutic efficacy of temozolomide in orthotopic mouse glioblastoma models.
Cancer Lett. 2011 Jan 21;. [Epub ahead of print]
 
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di Tomaso E, Snuderl M, Kamoun WS, Duda DG, Auluck PK, Fazlollahi L, Andronesi OC, Frosch MP, Wen PY, Plotkin SR, Hedley-Whyte ET, Sorensen AG, Batchelor TT, Jain RK.
Glioblastoma recurrence after cediranib therapy in patients: lack of "rebound" revascularization as mode of escape.
Cancer Res. 2011 Jan 1;71(1):19-28.
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Eisele G, Weller M.
Targeting apoptosis pathways in glioblastoma.
Cancer Lett. 2011 Jan 24;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Gaviani P, Salmaggi A, Silvani A.
Combined chemotherapy with temozolomide and fotemustine in recurrent glioblastoma patients.
J Neurooncol. 2011 Jan 13. [Epub ahead of print]
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Kim KJ, Lee KH, Kim HS, Moon KS, Jung TY, Jung S, Lee MC.
The presence of stem cell marker-expressing cells is not prognostically significant in glioblastomas.
Neuropathology. 2011 Jan 27;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Ku BM, Lee YK, Jeong JY, Ryu J, Choi J, Kim JS, Cho YW, Roh GS, Kim HJ, Cho GJ, Choi WS, Kang SS.
Caffeine inhibits cell proliferation and regulates PKA/GSK3β pathways in U87MG human glioma cells.
Mol Cells. 2010 Dec 30;. [Epub ahead of print]
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GLIOMAS



Beck S, Jin X, Sohn YW, Kim JK, Kim SH, Yin J, Pian X, Kim SC, Nam DH, Choi YJ, Kim H.
Telomerase activity-independent function of TERT allows glioma cells to attain cancer stem cell characteristics by inducing EGFR expression.
Mol Cells. 2010 Dec 24;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Torres S, Lorente M, Rodríguez-Fornés F, Hernández-Tiedra S, Salazar M, García-Taboada E, Barcia J, Guzmán M, Velasco G.
A Combined Preclinical Therapy of Cannabinoids and Temozolomide against Glioma.
Mol Cancer Ther. 2011 Jan;10(1):90-103.
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Xu K, Gao H, Shu HK.
Celecoxib can induce vascular endothelial growth factor expression and tumor angiogenesis.
Mol Cancer Ther. 2011 Jan;10(1):138-47.
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BRAIN STEM GLIOMAS


Diffuse intrinsic pontine gliomas


Zukotynski KA, Fahey FH, Kocak M, Alavi A, Wong TZ, Treves ST, Shulkin BL, Haas-Kogan DA, Geyer JR, Vajapeyam S, Boyett JM, Kun LE, Poussaint TY.
Evaluation of 18F-FDG PET and MRI Associations in Pediatric Diffuse Intrinsic Brain Stem Glioma: A Report from the Pediatric Brain Tumor Consortium.
J Nucl Med. 2011 Jan 13. [Epub ahead of print]
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HIGH-GRADE GLIOMAS


Natsumeda M, Aoki H, Miyahara H, Yajima N, Uzuka T, Toyoshima Y, Kakita A, Takahashi H, Fujii Y.
Induction of autophagy in temozolomide treated malignant gliomas.
Neuropathology. 2011 Jan 27;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Nieder C.
A Thought-Provoking Retrospective Study on Survival and Toxicity After Reirradiation for Recurrent High-Grade Gliomas.
J Clin Oncol. 2010 Dec 28. [Epub ahead of print]
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Siker ML, Firat SY, Mueller W, Krouwer H, Schultz CJ.
Semicontinuous Low-Dose-Rate Teletherapy for the Treatment of Recurrent Glial Brain Tumors: Final Report of a Phase I/II Study.
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2011 Jan 13. [Epub ahead of print]
 
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LOW-GRADE GLIOMAS


Sherman JH, Moldovan K, Yeoh HK, Starke RM, Pouratian N, Shaffrey ME, Schiff D.
Impact of temozolomide chemotherapy on seizure frequency in patients with low-grade gliomas.
J Neurosurg. 2011 Jan 14. [Epub ahead of print]
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GLIO-NEURONAL TUMORS



Patru C, Romao L, Varlet P, Coulombel L, Raponi E, Cadusseau J, Renault-Mihara F, Thirant C, Leonard N, Berhneim A, Mihalescu-Maingot M, Haiech J, Bièche I, Moura-Neto V, Daumas-Duport C, Junier MP, Chneiweiss H.
CD133, CD15/SSEA-1, CD34 or side populations do not resume tumor-initiating properties of long-term cultured cancer stem cells from human malignant glio-neuronal tumors.
BMC Cancer. 2010 Feb 24;10:66.
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MEDULLOBLASTOMA



Craver R, Sandquist D, Nadell J, Velez M.
Medulloblastoma variants and survival at a children's hospital.
Fetal Pediatr Pathol. 2011 Jan;30(1):53-9.
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da Silva AA, Dos Santos Cavaco SM, Taipa RJ, Pinto PR, Pires MJ.
Medulloblastoma and gliomatosis cerebri: rare brain tumors in multiple sclerosis patients.
Neurol Sci. 2011 Jan 14;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Ellison DW, Dalton J, Kocak M, Nicholson SL, Fraga C, Neale G, Kenney AM, Brat DJ, Perry A, Yong WH, Taylor RE, Bailey S, Clifford SC, Gilbertson RJ.
Medulloblastoma: clinicopathological correlates of SHH, WNT, and non-SHH/WNT molecular subgroups.
Acta Neuropathol. 2011 Jan 26;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Ellison DW, Kocak M, Dalton J, Megahed H, Lusher ME, Ryan SL, Zhao W, Nicholson SL, Taylor RE, Bailey S, Clifford SC.
Definition of Disease-Risk Stratification Groups in Childhood Medulloblastoma Using Combined Clinical, Pathologic, and Molecular Variables.
J Clin Oncol. 2010 Oct 18. [Epub ahead of print]
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Jallo GI, Marcovici A.
Medulloblastoma
eMedicine. Updated: 2010 Aug 13.
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Leary SE, Zhou T, Holmes E, Geyer JR, Miller DC.
Histology predicts a favorable outcome inyoung children with desmoplastic medulloblastoma: A report from the children's oncology group.
Cancer. 2011 Jan 18. [Epub ahead of print]
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MENINGIOMA



Kalamarides M, Stemmer-Rachamimov AO, Niwa-Kawakita M, Chareyre F, Taranchon E, Han ZY, Martinelli C, Lusis EA, Hegedus B, Gutmann DH, Giovannini M.
Identification of a progenitor cell of origin capable of generating diverse meningioma histological subtypes.
Oncogene. 2011 Jan 17. [Epub ahead of print]
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Kotecha RS, Junckerstorff RC, Lee S, Cole CH, Gottardo NG.
Pediatric meningioma: current approaches and future direction.
J Neurooncol. 2011 Jan 4. [Epub ahead of print]
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Starke RM, Nguyen JH, Rainey J, Williams BJ, Sherman JH, Savage J, Yen CP, Sheehan JP.
Gamma Knife surgery of meningiomas located in the posterior fossa: factors predictive of outcome and remission.
J Neurosurg. 2011 Jan 7. [Epub ahead of print]
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METASTATIC TUMORS



Arshad F, Wang L, Sy C, Avraham S, Avraham HK.
Blood-brain barrier integrity and breast cancer metastasis to the brain.
Patholog Res Int. 2010 Dec 29;2011:920509.
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Caussa L, Hijal T, Michon J, Helfre S.
Role of palliative radiotherapy in the management of metastatic pediatric neuroblastoma: a retrospective single-institution study.
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2011 Jan 1;79(1):214-9. Epub 2010 Apr 10.
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Dea N, Borduas M, Kenny B, Fortin D, Mathieu D.
Safety and efficacy of Gamma Knife surgery for brain metastases in eloquent locations.
J Neurosurg. 2010 Dec;113 Suppl:79-83.
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DeAngelis LM, Loeffler JS, Mamelak AN.
Primary and metastatic brain tumors
In Pazdur R, Wagman LD, Camphausen KA, Hoskins WJ (2009). Cancer Management: A Multidisciplinary Approach, 12th Edition.
CancerNetwork. Updated: 2010 Mar 11.
 
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