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Brain Tumor Reports

Volume 11 Number 6
June 2011

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Contents




Detection



Brasme JF, Chalumeau M, Doz F, Lacour B, Valteau-Couanet D, Gaillard S, Delalande O, Aghakhani N, Sainte-Rose C, Puget S, Grill J.
Interval between onset of symptoms and diagnosis of medulloblastoma in children: distribution and determinants in a population-based study.
Eur J Pediatr. 2011 May 3;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Wilne S, Collier J, Kennedy C, Jenkins A, Grout J, Mackie S, Koller K, Grundy R, Walker D.
Progression from first symptom to diagnosis in childhood brain tumours.
Eur J Pediatr. 2011 May 20. [Epub ahead of print]
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Diagnosis



Ahluwalia MS, Wen PY.
Antiangiogenic therapy for patients with glioblastoma: current challenges in imaging and future directions.
Expert Rev Anticancer Ther. 2011 May;11(5):653-6.
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Awasthi R, Rathore RK, Soni P, Sahoo P, Awasthi A, Husain N, Behari S, Singh RK, Pandey CM, Gupta RK.
Discriminant analysis to classify glioma grading using dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI and immunohistochemical markers.
Neuroradiology. 2011 May 4. [Epub ahead of print]
 
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Hutterer M, Nowosielski M, Putzer D, Waitz D, Tinkhauser G, Kostron H, Muigg A, Virgolini IJ, Staffen W, Trinka E, Gotwald T, Jacobs AH, Stockhammer G.
O-(2-18F-Fluoroethyl)-L-Tyrosine PET Predicts Failure of Antiangiogenic Treatment in Patients with Recurrent High-Grade Glioma.
J Nucl Med. 2011 Jun;52(6):856-64.
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Guillevin R, Menuel C, Taillibert S, Capelle L, Costalat R, Abud L, Habas C, De Marco G, Hoang-Xuan K, Chiras J, Vallée JN.
Predicting the outcome of grade II glioma treated with temozolomide using proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy.
Br J Cancer. 2011 May 24. [Epub ahead of print]
 
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Nelson SJ.
Assessment of therapeutic response and treatment planning for brain tumors using metabolic and physiological MRI.
NMR Biomed. 2011 Apr 27;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Steffen-Smith EA, Shih JH, Hipp SJ, Bent R, Warren KE.
Proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy predicts survival in children with diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma.
J Neurooncol. 2011 May 13;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Epidemiology



[No authors listed]
StatBite Brain Tumor Incidence in the U. S. 2004-2007.
J Natl Cancer Inst. 2011 May 4;103(9):707. Epub 2011 Apr 22.
 
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Arslan M, Demir H, Arslan H, Gokalp AS, Demir C.
Trace elements, heavy metals and other biochemical parameters in malignant glioma patients.
Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2011;12(2):447-51.
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Larjavaara S, Schüz J, Swerdlow A, Feychting M, Johansen C, Lagorio S, Tynes T, Klaeboe L, Tonjer SR, Blettner M, Berg-Beckhoff G, Schlehofer B, Schoemaker M, Britton J, Mäntylä R, Lönn S, Ahlbom A, Flodmark O, Lilja A, Martini S, Rastelli E, Vidiri A, Kähärä V, Raitanen J, Heinävaara S, Auvinen A.
Location of Gliomas in Relation to Mobile Telephone Use: A Case-Case and Case-Specular Analysis.
Am J Epidemiol. 2011 May 24. [Epub ahead of print]
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Etiology & Pathogenesis



Avril T, Vauleon E, Tanguy-Royer S, Mosser J, Quillien V.
Mechanisms of immunomodulation in human glioblastoma.
Immunotherapy. 2011 Apr;3(4 Suppl):42-4.
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Barresi V, Caffo M, Ieni A, Alafaci C, Tuccari G.
Osteoblastic meningiomas: clinico-pathological and immunohistochemical features of an uncommon variant.
J Neurooncol. 2011 Apr 22.
[Epub ahead of print]
 
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Jimenez C, Powers M, Parsa AT, Glastonbury C, Hagenkord JM, Tihan T.
Sarcoma arising as a distinct nodule within glioblastoma: a morphological and molecular perspective on gliosarcoma.
J Neurooncol. 2011 May 1;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Mimeault M, Batra SK.
Complex oncogenic signaling networks regulate brain tumor-initiating cells and their progenies: Pivotal roles of wild-type EGFR, EGFRvIII mutant and hedgehog cascades and novel multitargeted therapies.
Brain Pathol. 2011 May 26;. [Epub ahead of print]
 
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Pandey JP.
Genetic and Viral Etiology of Glioblastoma--a Unifying Hypothesis.
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2011 May 17. [Epub ahead of print]
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Pressey JG, Anderson JR, Crossman DK, Lynch JC, Barr FG.
Hedgehog pathway activity in pediatric embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma and undifferentiated sarcoma: A report from the Children's Oncology Group.
Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2011 May 25. doi: 10.1002/pbc.23174. [Epub ahead of print]
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Overall Management



Cohen-Inbar O, Sviri GE, Soustiel JF, Zaaroor M.
The Geriatric Scoring System (GSS) in meningioma patients-validation.
Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2011 May 12;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Gounder M, Spriggs DR.
Inclusion of Brain Metastases in Phase I trials: A No-Brainer?
Clin Cancer Res. 2011 Apr 28. [Epub ahead of print]
 
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Guilfoyle MR, Weerakkody RA, Oswal A, Oberg I, Jeffery C, Haynes K, Kullar PJ, Greenberg D, Jefferies SJ, Harris F, Price SJ, Thomson S, Watts C.
Implementation of neuro-oncology service reconfiguration in accordance with NICE guidance provides enhanced clinical care for patients with glioblastoma multiforme.
Br J Cancer. 2011 May 24. [Epub ahead of print]
 
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Kidd D.
The optic chiasm.
Handb Clin Neurol. 2011;102:185-203.
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Khatua S, Moore KR, Vats TS, Kestle JR.
Diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma-current status and future strategies.
Childs Nerv Syst. 2011 Apr 30;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Lamar Z, Lesser GJ.
Management of Meningeal Neoplasms: Meningiomas and Hemangiopericytomas.
Curr Treat Options Oncol. 2011 May 3;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Pruitt AA.
Medical Management of Patients With Brain Tumors.
Curr Treat Options Neurol. 2011 May 11;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Qaddoumi I, Carey SS, Conklin H, Jenkins J, Sabin N, Boop F, Pai-Panandiker A, Baker J, Wright K, Broniscer A, Gajjar A.
Characterization, Treatment, and Outcome of Intracranial Neoplasms in the First 120 Days of Life.
J Child Neurol. 2011 May 3;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Read RD.
Drosophila melanogaster as a model system for human brain cancers.
Glia. 2011 May 2;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Case Reports



Hui L, Qing YL, Qian CZ, Ning LY, Yong ZZ.
Brain metastasis as the first manifestation of small cell lung cancer in a female adolescent.
Lung Cancer. 2011 May 24;. [Epub ahead of print]
 
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Patil S, Scheithauer BW, Strom RG, Mafra M, Chicoine MR, Perry A.
Malignant Meningiomas With Epithelial (Adenocarcinoma-like) Metaplasia: A Study of Three Cases.
Neurosurgery. 2011 May 6. [Epub ahead of print]
 
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Multiple Sclerosis



Lowell D, Tatter SB, Bourland JD, Deguzman AF, Ekstrand KE, Ellis TL, Lovato JF, McMullen KP, Munley MT, Shaw EG, Urbanic JJ, Chan MD.
Toxicity of Gamma Knife Radiosurgery in the Treatment of Intracranial Tumors in Patients with Collagen Vascular Diseases or Multiple Sclerosis.
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2011 May 19. [Epub ahead of print]
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Prognosis



Cahill KS, Claus EB.
Treatment and survival of patients with nonmalignant intracranial meningioma: results from the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Program of the National Cancer Institute.
J Neurosurg. 2011 Apr 1. [Epub ahead of print]
 
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Daniels TB, Brown PD, Felten SJ, Wu W, Buckner JC, Arusell RM, Curran WJ, Abrams RA, Schiff D, Shaw EG.
Validation of EORTC Prognostic Factors for Adults With Low-Grade Glioma: A Report Using Intergroup 86-72-51.
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2011 May 5;. [Epub ahead of print]
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De Bonis P, M D AA, M D GL, de Waure C, Mangiola A, Pettorini BL, Pompucci A, Balducci M, Fiorentino A, Lauriola L, Anile C, Maira G.
Post-operative infection may influence survival in patients with glioblastoma: simply a myth?: Glioblastoma, infection and survival.
Neurosurgery. 2011 May 5;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Ducray F, Idbaih A, Wang XW, Cheneau C, Labussiere M, Sanson M.
Predictive and prognostic factors for gliomas.
Expert Rev Anticancer Ther. 2011 May;11(5):781-9.
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Elsir T, Qu M, Berntsson SG, Orrego A, Olofsson T, Lindström MS, Nistér M, von Deimling A, Hartmann C, Ribom D, Smits A.
PROX1 is a predictor of survival for gliomas WHO grade II.
Br J Cancer. 2011 May 10. [Epub ahead of print]
 
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Englot DJ, Berger MS, Barbaro NM, Chang EF.
Predictors of seizure freedom after resection of supratentorial low-grade gliomas.
J Neurosurg. 2011 Apr 1. [Epub ahead of print]
 
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Hartmann C, Hentschel B, Tatagiba M, Schramm J, Schnell O, Seidel C, Stein R, Reifenberger G, Pietsch T, von Deimling A, Loeffler M, Weller M.
Molecular markers in low-grade gliomas: predictive or prognostic?
Clin Cancer Res. 2011 May 10. [Epub ahead of print]
 
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Marina O, Suh JH, Reddy CA, Barnett GH, Vogelbaum MA, Peereboom DM, Stevens GH, Elinzano H, Chao ST.
Treatment outcomes for patients with glioblastoma multiforme and a low Karnofsky Performance Scale score on presentation to a tertiary care institution.
J Neurosurg. 2011 May 6;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Niwińska A, Murawska M.
New Breast Cancer Recursive Partitioning Analysis Prognostic Index in Patients with Newly Diagnosed Brain Metastases.
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2011 May 17. [Epub ahead of print]
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Olson RA, Brastianos PK, Palma DA.
Prognostic and predictive value of epigenetic silencing of MGMT in patients with high grade gliomas: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
J Neurooncol. 2011 Apr 27.
[Epub ahead of print]
 
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Shikama N, Sasaki S, Shinoda A, Koiwai K.
Treatment Outcome of Elderly Patients With Glioblastoma who Received Combination Therapy.
Am J Clin Oncol. 2011 May 20. [Epub ahead of print]
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Zachenhofer I, Maier R, Eiter H, Muxel B, Cejna M, Devries A, Roessler K.
Overall survival and extent of surgery in adult versus elderly glioblastoma patients: A population based retrospective study.
Wien Klin Wochenschr. 2011 May 18. [Epub ahead of print]
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Psychosocial Aspects



Janelsins MC, Kohli S, Mohile SG, Usuki K, Ahles TA, Morrow GR.
An update on cancer- and chemotherapy-related cognitive dysfunction: current status.
Semin Oncol. 2011 Jun;38(3):431-8.
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Musial-Bright L, Panteli L, Hernáiz Driever P
Pediatric low-grade glioma survivors experience high quality of life.
Childs Nerv Syst. 2011 May 3;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Wahab SS, Grundy PL, Weidmann C.
Patient experience and satisfaction with awake craniotomy for brain tumours.
Br J Neurosurg. 2011 May 18. [Epub ahead of print]
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Wefel JS, Cloughesy T, Zazzali JL, Zheng M, Prados M, Wen PY, Mikkelsen T, Schiff D, Abrey LE, Yung WK, Paleologos N, Nicholas MK, Jensen R, Vredenburgh J, Das A, Friedman HS.
Neurocognitive function in patients with recurrent glioblastoma treated with bevacizumab.
Neuro Oncol. 2011 May 9;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Stem Cells



Birnbaum T, Hildebrandt J, Nuebling G, Sostak P, Straube A.
Glioblastoma-dependent differentiation and angiogenic potential of human mesenchymal stem cells in vitro.
J Neurooncol. 2011 Mar 11.
[Epub ahead of print]
 
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Frosina G.
Stem Cell-Mediated Delivery of Therapies in the Treatment of Glioma.
Mini Rev Med Chem. 2011 May 16;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Marsh JC, Wendt JA, Herskovic AM, Diaz A, Gielda BT, Byrne RW.
High-Grade Glioma Relationship to the Neural Stem Cell Compartment: A Retrospective Review of 104 Cases.
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2011 May 16. [Epub ahead of print]
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Wang HM, Yang XJ, Dong XT, Li Y, Wang W, Ming HL, Zhang B, Yu SP.
Correlation between the distribution of CD133-positive cells and the proliferation of microvessels in glioblastoma multiforme.
Zhonghua Yi Xue Za Zhi. 2011 Mar 22;91(11):781-5.
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Treatment


Laboratory Investigations



Wang C, Luan Z, Yang Y, Wang Z, Cui Y, Gu G.
Valproic acid induces apoptosis in differentiating hippocampal neurons by the release of tumor necrosis factor-α from activated astrocytes.
Neurosci Lett. 2011 Apr 27;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Clinical Investigations



Chamberlain MC.
How Fine a Slice: Treatment of Newly Diagnosed Glioblastoma With an Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Variant III Peptide Vaccine.
J Clin Oncol. 2011 May 9;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Fink J, Born D, Chamberlain MC.
Pseudoprogression: Relevance With Respect to Treatment of High-Grade Gliomas.
Curr Treat Options Oncol. 2011 May 19. [Epub ahead of print]
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Fraum TJ, Kreisl TN, Sul J, Fine HA, Iwamoto FM.
Ischemic stroke and intracranial hemorrhage in glioma patients on antiangiogenic therapy.
J Neurooncol. 2011 Apr 27.
[Epub ahead of print]
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Hu A, Xu Z, Kim RY, Nguyen A, Lee JW, Kesari S.
Seizure control: A secondary benefit of chemotherapeutic temozolomide in brain cancer patients.
Epilepsy Res. 2011 May 4;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Khasraw M, Holodny A, Goldlust SA, Deangelis LM.
Intracranial hemorrhage in patients with cancer treated with bevacizumab: the Memorial Sloan-Kettering experience.
Ann Oncol. 2011 May 4;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Jain KK.
Role of nanobiotechnology in the personalized management of glioblastoma multiforme.
Nanomedicine (Lond). 2011 Apr;6(3):411-4.
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Levin VA, Bidaut L, Hou P, Kumar AJ, Wefel JS, Bekele BN, Prabhu S, Loghin M, Gilbert MR, Jackson EF.
Randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial of bevacizumab therapy for radiation necrosis of the central nervous system.
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2011 Apr 1;79(5):1487-95.
 
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Liu XM, Zhang QP, Mu YG, Zhang XH, Sai K, Pang JC, Ng HK, Chen ZP.
Clinical significance of vasculogenic mimicry in human gliomas.
J Neurooncol. 2011 Apr 30.
[Epub ahead of print]
 
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Muallaoğlu S, Koçer M, Güler N.
Acute transient encephalopathy after weekly paclitaxel infusion.
Med Oncol. 2011 May 27;. [Epub ahead of print]
 
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Muragaki Y, Maruyama T, Iseki H, Tanaka M, Shinohara C, Takakura K, Tsuboi K, Yamamoto T, Matsumura A, Matsutani M, Karasawa K, Shimada K, Yamaguchi N, Nakazato Y, Sato K, Uemae Y, Ohno T, Okada Y, Hori T.
Phase I/IIa trial of autologous formalin-fixed tumor vaccine concomitant with fractionated radiotherapy for newly diagnosed glioblastoma.
J Neurosurg. 2011 May 13;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Okada H, Pollack IF.
Do we need novel radiologic response criteria for brain tumor immunotherapy?
Expert Rev Neurother. 2011 May;11(5):619-22.
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Pless M, Weinberg U.
Tumor treating fields: concept, evidence and future.
Expert Opin Investig Drugs. 2011 May 9;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Pehlivan Y, Sevinc A, Turkbeyler IH, Dirier A, Kalender ME, Camci C.
Another cause of pancytopenia in a patient receiving temozolomide.
Med Princ Pract. 2011;20(4):377-9. Epub 2011 May 11.
 
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Vredenburgh JJ, Desjardins A, Reardon DA, Peters KB, Herndon JE 2nd, Marcello JE, Kirkpatrick J, Sampson JH, Bailey L, Threatt S, Friedman AH, Bigner DD, Friedman HS.
The Addition of Bevacizumab to Standard Radiation Therapy and Temozolomide Followed by Bevacizumab, Temozolomide and Irinotecan for Newly Diagnosed Glioblastoma.
Clin Cancer Res. 2011 Apr 29. [Epub ahead of print]
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Yordanova YN, Moritz-Gasser S, Duffau H.
Awake surgery for WHO Grade II gliomas within "noneloquent" areas in the left dominant hemisphere: toward a "supratotal" resection.
J Neurosurg. 2011 May 6. [Epub ahead of print]
 
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Metastatic Tumors


McHaffie DR, Chabot P, Dagnault A, Suh JH, Fortin MA, Chang E, Timmerman R, Souhami L, Grecula J, Nabid A, Schultz C, Werner-Wasik M, Gaspar LE, Brachman D, Mody T, Mehta MP.
Safety and feasibility of motexafin gadolinium administration with whole brain radiation therapy and stereotactic radiosurgery boost in the treatment of ≤6 brain metastases: a multi-institutional phase II trial.
J Neurooncol. 2011 Apr 27.
[Epub ahead of print]
 
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Roos DE, Smith JG, Stephens SW.
Radiosurgery versus Surgery, both with Adjuvant Whole Brain Radiotherapy, for Solitary Brain Metastases: A Randomised Controlled Trial.
Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol). 2011 May 17;. [Epub ahead of print]
 
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Recurrent Tumors


Bruce JN, Fine RL, Canoll P, Yun J, Kennedy BC, Rosenfeld SS, Sands SA, Surapaneni K, Lai R, Yanes CL, Bagiella E, Delapaz RL.
Regression of Recurrent Malignant Gliomas with Convection-Enhanced Delivery of Topotecan.
Neurosurgery. 2011 May 10;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Chamberlain MC.
Bevacizumab for the treatment of recurrent glioblastoma.
Clin Med Insights Oncol. 2011;5:117-29. Epub 2011 May 2.
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de Groot JF, Lamborn KR, Chang SM, Gilbert MR, Cloughesy TF, Aldape K, Yao J, Jackson EF, Lieberman F, Robins HI, Mehta MP, Lassman AB, Deangelis LM, Yung WK, Chen A, Prados MD, Wen PY.
Phase II Study of Aflibercept in Recurrent Malignant Glioma: A North American Brain Tumor Consortium Study.
J Clin Oncol.
2011 May 23. [Epub ahead of print]
 
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Franceschi E, Brandes AA.
Clinical end points in recurrent glioblastoma: are antiangiogenic agents friend or foe?
Expert Rev Anticancer Ther. 2011 May;11(5):657-60.
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Reardon DA, Desjardins A, Peters KB, Vredenburgh JJ, Gururangan S, Sampson JH, McLendon RE, Herndon JE 2nd, Coan A, Threatt S, Friedman AH, Friedman HS.
Phase 2 study of carboplatin, irinotecan, and bevacizumab for recurrent glioblastoma after progression on bevacizumab therapy.
Cancer. 2011 May 16. doi: 10.1002/cncr.26188. [Epub ahead of print]
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Rudek MA, New P, Mikkelsen T, Phuphanich S, Alavi JB, Nabors LB, Piantadosi S, Fisher JD, Grossman SA.
Phase I and pharmacokinetic study of COL-3 in patients with recurrent high-grade gliomas.
J Neurooncol. 2011 May 6. [Epub ahead of print]
 
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Saito R, Sonoda Y, Kumabe T, Nagamatsu K, Watanabe M, Tominaga T.
Regression of recurrent glioblastoma infiltrating the brainstem after convection-enhanced delivery of nimustine hydrochloride.
J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2011 May;7(5):522-6.
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Pediatric Patients


Beltran C, Roca M, Merchant TE.
On the Benefits and Risks of Proton Therapy in Pediatric Craniopharyngioma.
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2011 May 11;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Hasan A, Palumbo M, Atkinson J, Carret AS, Farmer JP, Montes J, Albrecht S, Saint-Martin C, Freeman CR.
Treatment-Related Morbidity in Atypical Teratoid/Rhabdoid Tumor: Multifocal Necrotizing Leukoencephalopathy.
Pediatr Neurosurg. 2011 May 26. [Epub ahead of print]
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Panosyan EH, Ikeda AK, Chang VY, Laks DR, Reeb CL, Bowles LV, Lasky JL 3rd, Moore TB.
High-dose chemotherapy with autologous hematopoietic stem-cell rescue for pediatric brain tumor patients: a single institution experience from UCLA.
J Transplant. 2011;2011:740673. Epub 2011 Apr 14.
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Saito R, Kumabe T, Sonoda Y, Kanamori M, Yamashita Y, Watanabe M, Tominaga T.
Combination chemotherapy with ifosfamide, cisplatin, and etoposide for medulloblastoma: single-institute experience and differences in efficacy for subgroups of medulloblastoma.
Childs Nerv Syst. 2011 May 18. [Epub ahead of print]
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Varan A.
Risk-adapted chemotherapy in childhood medulloblastoma.
Expert Rev Anticancer Ther. 2011 May;11(5):771-80.
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Viswanathan V, Pradhan KR, Eugster EA.
Pituitary Hormone Dysfunction after Proton Beam Radiation in Children with Brain Tumors.
Endocr Pract. 2011 May 25:1-14. [Epub ahead of print]
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Treatment Overviews



Biswas A, Kumar N, Kumar P, Vasishta RK, Gupta K, Sharma SC, Patel F, Mathuriya SN.
Primary gliosarcoma - clinical experience from a regional cancer centre in north India.
Br J Neurosurg. 2011 May 18. [Epub ahead of print]
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Fried I, Hawkins C, Scheinemann K, Tsangaris E, Hesselson L, Bartels U, Huang A, Laperriere N, Dirks P, Bouffet E, Tabori U.
Favorable outcome with conservative treatment for children with low grade brainstem tumors
Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2011 May 25. doi: 10.1002/pbc.23200. [Epub ahead of print]
 
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Laigle-Donadey F, Delattre JY.
Glioblastoma in the elderly.
Geriatr Psychol Neuropsychiatr Vieil. 2011 Mar 1;9(1):101-106.
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Weller M.
Novel diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to malignant glioma.
Swiss Med Wkly. 2011 May 24;141:w13210. doi: 10.4414/smw.2011.13210.
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Brain Cancer



Tomac D, Chudy D, Lambasa S, Topic I, Grahovac G, Zoric A.
Extracranial propagation of glioblastoma with extension to pterygomaxillar fossa.
World J Surg Oncol. 2011 May 19;9(1):53. [Epub ahead of print]
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