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Brain Tumor Reports

Volume 11 Number 8
August 2011

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Contents




Detection



Klitbo DM, Nielsen R, Illum NO, Wehner PS, Carlsen N.
Symptoms and time to diagnosis in children with brain tumours.
Dan Med Bull. 2011 Jul;58(7):A4285.
 
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Rajajee V, Vanaman M, Fletcher JJ, Jacobs TL.
Optic Nerve Ultrasound for the Detection of Raised Intracranial Pressure.
Neurocrit Care. 2011 Jul 19. [Epub ahead of print]
 
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Diagnosis



la Fougère C, Suchorska B, Bartenstein P, Kreth FW, Tonn JC.
Molecular imaging of gliomas with PET: Opportunities and limitations.
Neuro Oncol. 2011 Jul 13. [Epub ahead of print]
 
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Epidemiology



Aydin D, Feychting M, Schüz J, Tynes T, Andersen TV, Schmidt LS, Poulsen AH, Johansen C, Prochazka M, Lannering B, Klæboe L, Eggen T, Jenni D, Grotzer M, Von der Weid N, Kuehni CE, Röösli M.
Mobile Phone Use and Brain Tumors in Children and Adolescents: A Multicenter Case-Control Study.
J Natl Cancer Inst. 2011 Jul 27. [Epub ahead of print]
 
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Claus EB, Calvocoressi L, Bondy ML, Schildkraut JM, Wiemels JL, Wrensch M.
Family and personal medical history and risk of meningioma.
J Neurosurg. 2011 Jul 22. [Epub ahead of print]
 
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Etiology & Pathogenesis



Canazza A, Calatozzolo C, Fumagalli L, Bergantin A, Ghielmetti F, Fariselli L, Croci D, Salmaggi A, Ciusani E.
Increased migration of a human glioma cell line after in vitro Cyberknife irradiation.
Cancer Biol Ther. 2011 Oct 1;12(7). [Epub ahead of print]
 
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Cantini G, Pisati F, Mastropietro A, Frattini V, Iwakura Y, Finocchiaro G, Pellegatta S.
A critical role for regulatory T cells in driving cytokine profiles of Th17 cells and their modulation of glioma microenvironment.
Cancer Immunol Immunother. 2011 Jul 21. [Epub ahead of print]
 
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He J, Shan Z, Li L, Liu F, Liu Z, Song M, Zhu H.
Expression of glioma stem cell marker CD133 and O6-methylguanine-DNA methyltransferase is associated with resistance to radiotherapy in gliomas.
Oncol Rep. 2011 Jul 18. [Epub ahead of print]
 
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Hummel R, Maurer J, Haier J.
MicroRNAs in Brain Tumors : A New Diagnostic and Therapeutic Perspective?
Mol Neurobiol. 2011 Jul 8. [Epub ahead of print]
 
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Kofman A, Marcinkiewicz L, Dupart E, Lyshchev A, Martynov B, Ryndin A, Kotelevskaya E, Brown J, Schiff D, Abounader R.
The roles of viruses in brain tumor initiation and oncomodulation.
J Neurooncol. 2011 Jul 1. [Epub ahead of print]
 
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Kofman AV, Abounader R.
When tumor cells make blood vessels: implications for glioblastoma therapy.
Future Oncol. 2011 Jul;7(7):841-3.
 
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Liu C, Sage JC, Miller MR, Verhaak RG, Hippenmeyer S, Vogel H, Foreman O, Bronson RT, Nishiyama A, Luo L, Zong H.
Mosaic analysis with double markers reveals tumor cell of origin in glioma.
Cell. 2011 Jul 22;146(2):209-21. Epub 2011 Jul 7.
 
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Sukhdeo K, Hambardzumyan D, Rich JN.
Glioma development: where did it all go wrong?
Cell. 2011 Jul 22;146(2):187-8.
 
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Integrative Medicine



Maurer GD, Brucker DP, Baehr O, Harter PN, Hattingen E, Walenta S, Mueller-Klieser W, Steinbach JP, Rieger J.
Differential utilization of ketone bodies by neurons and glioma cell lines: a rationale for ketogenic diet as experimental glioma therapy.
BMC Cancer. 2011 Jul 26;11(1):315. [Epub ahead of print]
 
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Zanotto-Filho A, Braganhol E, Edelweiss MI, Behr GA, Zanin R, Schröder R, Simões-Pires A, Battastini AM, Moreira JC.
The curry spice curcumin selectively inhibits cancer cells growth in vitro and in preclinical model of glioblastoma.
J Nutr Biochem. 2011 Jul 18. [Epub ahead of print]
 
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Overall Management



Gelabert-Gonzalez M, Serramito-Garcia R.
Intracranial meningiomas: I. Epidemiology, aetiology, pathogenesis and prognostic factors.
Rev Neurol. 2011 Aug 1;53(3):165-172. Spanish.
 
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Pollack IF, Jakacki RI.
Childhood brain tumors: epidemiology, current management and future directions.
Nat Rev Neurol. 2011 Jul 26. [Epub ahead of print]
 
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Salacz ME, Watson KR, Schomas DA.
Glioblastoma: Part I. Current state of affairs.
Mo Med. 2011 May-Jun;108(3):187-94.
 
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Wen PY, Schiff D, Cloughesy TF, Reardon DA, Batchelor TT, Chabner BA, Flaherty K, de Groot JF, Gilbert MR, Galanis E, Chang SM, Schwartz GK, Peereboom D, Mehta MP, Yung WK, Grossman SA, Prados MD, Deangelis LM.
It Is Time to Include Patients With Brain Tumors in Phase I Trials in Oncology.
J Clin Oncol. 2011 Jul 18. [Epub ahead of print]
 
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Prognosis



Kaur G, Bloch O, Jian BJ, Kaur R, Sughrue ME, Aghi MK, McDermott MW, Berger MS, Chang SM, Parsa AT.
A critical evaluation of cystic features in primary glioblastoma as a prognostic factor for survival.
J Neurosurg. 2011 Jul 15. [Epub ahead of print]
 
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Pollock BE, Stafford SL, Link MJ, Garces YI, Foote RL.
Stereotactic radiosurgery of World Health Organization grade II and III intracranial meningiomas: Treatment Results on the Basis of a 22-Year Experience.
Cancer. 2011 Jul 19. [Epub ahead of print]
 
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Rodini CO, Suzuki DE, Saba-Silva N, Cappellano A, de Souza JE, Cavalheiro S, Toledo SR, Okamoto OK.
Expression analysis of stem cell-related genes reveal OCT4 as a predictor of poor clinical outcome in medulloblastoma.
J Neurooncol. 2011 Jul 2. [Epub ahead of print]
 
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Psychosocial Aspects



Lamperti E, Pantaleo G, Finocchiaro CY, Silvani A, Botturi A, Gaviani P, Sarno L, Salmaggi A.
Recurrent brain tumour: the impact of illness on patient's life.
Support Care Cancer. 2011 Jul 3. [Epub ahead of print]
 
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Stem Cells



Burkhardt JK, Shin BJ, Boockvar JA.
Neural stem cells and glioma stem-like cells respond differently to chemotherapeutic drugs: selectivity at the cellular level.
Neurosurgery. 2011 Jun;68(6):N21-2. No abstract available.
 
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Gürsel DB, Shin BJ, Burkhardt JK, Kesavabhotla K, Schlaff CD, Boockvar JA.
Glioblastoma Stem-Like Cells-Biology and Therapeutic Implications.
Cancers (Basel). 2011 Jun 10;3(2):2655-2666.
 
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Sharma V, Dixit D, Ghosh S, Sen E.
COX-2 regulates the proliferation of glioma stem like cells.
Neurochem Int. 2011 Jul 7. [Epub ahead of print]
 
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Zhu T, Costello MA, Talsma CE, Flack CG, Crowley JG, Hamm LL, He X, Hervey-J Umper SL, Heth JA, Muraszko KM, Dimeco F, Vescovi AL, Fan X.
Endothelial cells create a stem cell niche in glioblastoma by providing Notch ligands that nurture self-renewal of cancer stem-like cells.
Cancer Res. 2011 Jul 25. [Epub ahead of print]
 
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Treatment


Laboratory Investigations



Lan F, Yue X, Han L, Yuan X, Shi Z, Huang K, Yang Y, Zou J, Zhang J, Jiang T, Pu P, Kang C.
Antitumor effect of aspirin in glioblastoma cells by modulation of β-catenin/T-cell factor-mediated transcriptional activity.
J Neurosurg. 2011 Jul 1. [Epub ahead of print]
 
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Roy Choudhury S, Karmakar S, Banik NL, Ray SK.
Valproic Acid Induced Differentiation and Potentiated Efficacy of Taxol and Nanotaxol for Controlling Growth of Human Glioblastoma LN18 and T98G Cells.
Neurochem Res. 2011 Jul 24. [Epub ahead of print]
 
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von Baumgarten LD, Brucker D, Tirniceru AL, Kienast Y, Grau S, Burgold S, Herms J, Winkler F.
Bevacizumab has differential and dose-dependent effects on glioma blood vessels and tumor cells.
Clin Cancer Res. 2011 Jul 25. [Epub ahead of print]
 
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Clinical Investigations



Chang CN, Huang YC, Yang DM, Kikuta K, Wei KJ, Kubota T, Yang WK.
A phase I/II clinical trial investigating the adverse and therapeutic effects of a postoperative autologous dendritic cell tumor vaccine in patients with malignant glioma.
J Clin Neurosci. 2011 Aug;18(8):1048-54. Epub 2011 Jun 28.
 
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Della Puppa A, Persano L, Masi G, Rampazzo E, Sinigaglia A, Pistollato F, Denaro L, Barzon L, Palù G, Basso G, Scienza R, d'Avella D.
MGMT expression and promoter methylation status may depend on the site of surgical sample collection within glioblastoma: a possible pitfall in stratification of patients?
J Neurooncol. 2011 Jul 2. [Epub ahead of print]
 
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Desjardins A, Reardon DA, Peters KB, Threatt S, Coan AD, Herndon JE 2nd, Friedman AH, Friedman HS, Vredenburgh JJ.
A phase I trial of the farnesyl transferase inhibitor, SCH 66336, with temozolomide for patients with malignant glioma.
J Neurooncol. 2011 Jul 7. [Epub ahead of print]
 
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Frati A, Pichierri A, Bastianello S, Raco A, Santoro A, Esposito V, Giangaspero F, Salvati M.
Frameless Stereotactic Cerebral Biopsy: Our Experience in 296 Cases.
Stereotact Funct Neurosurg. 2011 Jul 21;89(4):234-245. [Epub ahead of print]
 
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Glas M, Bähr O, Felsberg J, Rasch K, Wiewrodt D, Schabet M, Simon M, Urbach H, Steinbach JP, Rieger J, Fimmers R, Bamberg M, Nägele T, Reifenberger G, Weller M, Herrlinger Md U, Group Of The German Cancer Society FT.
NOA-05 phase 2 trial of procarbazine and lomustine therapy in gliomatosis cerebri.
Ann Neurol. 2011 May 11. [Epub ahead of print]
 
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Grossman SA, Ye X, Lesser G, Sloan AE, Carraway HE, Desideri S, Piantadosi S.
Immunosuppression in Patients with High Grade Gliomas Treated with Radiation and Temozolomide.
Clin Cancer Res. 2011 Jul 7. [Epub ahead of print]
 
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Lashkari HP, Saso S, Moreno L, Athanasiou T, Zacharoulis S.
Using different schedules of Temozolomide to treat low grade gliomas: systematic review of their efficacy and toxicity.
J Neurooncol. 2011 Jul 5. [Epub ahead of print]
 
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Makino K, Nakamura H, Hide TI, Kuratsu JI.
Salvage treatment with temozolomide in refractory or relapsed primary central nervous system lymphoma and assessment of the MGMT status.
J Neurooncol. 2011 Jul 1. [Epub ahead of print]
 
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Mair R, Morris K, Scott I, Carroll TA.
Radiotherapy for atypical meningiomas.
J Neurosurg. 2011 Jun 24. [Epub ahead of print]
 
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Malkoun N, Chargari C, Forest F, Fotso MJ, Cartier L, Auberdiac P, Thorin J, Pacaut C, Peoc'h M, Nuti C, Schmitt T, Magné N.
Prolonged temozolomide for treatment of glioblastoma: preliminary clinical results and prognostic value of p53 overexpression.
J Neurooncol. 2011 Jul 2. [Epub ahead of print]
 
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Motomura K, Natsume A, Wakabayashi T.
Intravenous administration of temozolomide as a useful alternative over oral treatment with temozolomide capsules in patients with gliomas.
J Neurooncol. 2011 Jul 3. [Epub ahead of print]
 
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Powell C, Guerrero D, Sardell S, Cumins S, Wharram B, Traish D, Gonsalves A, Ashley S, Brada M.
Somnolence syndrome in patients receiving radical radiotherapy for primary brain tumours; a prospective study.
Radiother Oncol. 2011 Jul 20. [Epub ahead of print]
 
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Santacroce A, Walier M, Régis J, Liščák R, Motti E, Lindquist C, Kemeny A, Kitz K, Lippitz B, Alvarez RM, Pedersen PH, Yomo S, Lupidi F, Blackburn P, Dominikus K, Mindermann T, Bundschuh O, Fimmers R, van Eck AT, Horstmann GA.
Long term tumour control of benign intracranial meningiomas after radiosurgery in a series of 4565 patients.
Neurosurgery. 2011 Jul 13. [Epub ahead of print]
 
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Metastatic Tumors


Lin NU, Eierman W, Greil R, Campone M, Kaufman B, Steplewski K, Lane SR, Zembryki D, Rubin SD, Winer EP.
Randomized phase II study of lapatinib plus capecitabine or lapatinib plus topotecan for patients with HER2-positive breast cancer brain metastases.
J Neurooncol. 2011 Jun 26. [Epub ahead of print]
 
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Rades D, Veninga T, Hornung D, Wittkugel O, Schild SE, Gliemroth J.
Single brain metastasis: Whole-brain irradiation plus either radiosurgery or neurosurgical resection.
Cancer. 2011 Jul 14. [Epub ahead of print]
 
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Recurrent Tumors


Desjardins A, Reardon DA, Coan A, Marcello J, Herndon JE 2nd, Bailey L, Peters KB, Friedman HS, Vredenburgh JJ.
Bevacizumab and daily temozolomide for recurrent glioblastoma.
Cancer. 2011 Jul 26. [Epub ahead of print]
 
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Gilbert MR, Kuhn J, Lamborn KR, Lieberman F, Wen PY, Mehta M, Cloughesy T, Lassman AB, Deangelis LM, Chang S, Prados M.
Cilengitide in patients with recurrent glioblastoma: the results of NABTC 03-02, a phase II trial with measures of treatment delivery.
J Neurooncol. 2011 Jul 8. [Epub ahead of print]
 
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Reardon DA, Vredenburgh JJ, Coan A, Desjardins A, Peters KB, Gururangan S, Sathornsumetee S, Rich JN, Herndon JE, Friedman HS.
Phase I study of sunitinib and irinotecan for patients with recurrent malignant glioma.
J Neurooncol. 2011 Jul 9. [Epub ahead of print]
 
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Schäfer N, Tichy J, Thanendrarajan S, Kim Y, Stuplich M, Mack F, Rieger J, Simon M, Scheffler B, Boström J, Steinbach JP, Herrlinger U, Glas M.
Ifosfamide, Carboplatin and Etoposide in Recurrent Malignant Glioma.
Oncology. 2011 Jul 27;80(5-6):330-332. [Epub ahead of print]
 
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Elderly Patients


Chaichana KL, Zaidi H, Pendleton C, McGirt MJ, Grossman R, Weingart JD, Olivi A, Quiñones-Hinojosa A, Brem H.
The efficacy of carmustine wafers for older patients with glioblastoma multiforme: prolonging survival.
Neurol Res. 2011 Sep;33(7):759-64.
 
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Gállego Pérez-Larraya J, Ducray F, Chinot O, Catry-Thomas I, Taillandier L, Guillamo JS, Campello C, Monjour A, Cartalat-Carel S, Barrie M, Huchet A, Beauchesne P, Matta M, Mokhtari K, Tanguy ML, Honnorat J, Delattre JY.
Temozolomide in Elderly Patients With Newly Diagnosed Glioblastoma and Poor Performance Status: An ANOCEF Phase II Trial.
J Clin Oncol. 2011 Jul 11. [Epub ahead of print]
 
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Treatment Overviews



Macdonald TJ, Aguilera D, Kramm CM.
Treatment of high-grade glioma in children and adolescents.
Neuro Oncol. 2011 Jul 22. [Epub ahead of print]
 
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