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Brain Tumor Reports

Volume 11 Number 9
September 2011

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Contents




Diagnosis



Heiss WD, Raab P, Lanfermann H.
Multimodality Assessment of Brain Tumors and Tumor Recurrence.
J Nucl Med. 2011 Aug 12. [Epub ahead of print]
 
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Iwamoto FM, Hottinger AF, Karimi S, Riedel E, Dantis J, Jahdi M, Panageas KS, Lassman AB, Abrey LE, Fleisher M, Deangelis LM, Holland EC, Hormigo A.
Serum YKL-40 is a marker of prognosis and disease status in high-grade gliomas.
Neuro Oncol. 2011 Aug 10;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Jung CS, Unterberg AW, Hartmann C.
Diagnostic markers for glioblastoma.
Histol Histopathol. 2011 Oct;26(10):1327-41.
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Kinoshita M, Goto T, Arita H, Okita Y, Isohashi K, Kagawa N, Fujimoto Y, Kishima H, Shimosegawa E, Saitoh Y, Hatazawa J, Hashimoto N, Yoshimine T.
Imaging (18)F-fluorodeoxy glucose/(11)C-methionine uptake decoupling for identification of tumor cell infiltration in peritumoral brain edema.
J Neurooncol. 2011 Aug 17;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Nilsson RJ, Balaj L, Hulleman E, van Rijn S, Pegtel DM, Walraven M, Widmark A, Gerritsen WR, Verheul HM, Vandertop WP, Noske DP, Skog J, Würdinger T.
Blood platelets contain tumor-derived RNA biomarkers.
Blood. 2011 Aug 10;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Epidemiology



Dubrow R, Darefsky AS.
Demographic variation in incidence of adult glioma by subtype, United States, 1992-2007.
BMC Cancer
. 2011 Jul 29;11:325.
 
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Etiology & Pathogenesis



Liu Z, Yao Z, Li C, Lu Y, Gao C.
Gene expression profiling in human high-grade astrocytomas.
Comp Funct Genomics. 2011;2011:245137.
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Marie SK, Shinjo SM.
Metabolism and brain cancer.
Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011 June;66 Suppl 1:33-43.
 
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Salsano E, Paterra R, Figus M, Menghi F, Maderna E, Pollo B, Solero CL, Massimi L, Finocchiaro G.
Expression profile of frizzled receptors in human medulloblastomas. 
J Neurooncol
. 2011 Aug 18. [Epub ahead of print]
 
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Integrative Medicine



Guo G, Fu S, Zhou L, Liang H, Fan M, Luo F, Qian Z, Wei Y.
Preparation of curcumin loaded poly(ε-caprolactone)-poly(ethylene glycol)-poly(ε-caprolactone) nanofibers and their in vitro antitumor activity against Glioma 9L cells.
Nanoscale. 2011 Sep 1;3(9):3825-32.
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Park MH, Min DS.
Quercetin-induced downregulation of phospholipase D1 inhibits proliferation and invasion in U87 glioma cells.
Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2011 Aug 16;. [Epub ahead of print]
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Overall Management



Gelabert-González M, Serramito-García R.
[Intracranial meningiomas: II. Diagnosis and treatment].
Rev Neurol. 2011 Aug 16;53(4):226-32. Spanish.
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Mahvash M, Hugo HH, Maslehaty H, Mehdorn HM, Stark AM.
Glioblastoma Multiforme in Children: Report of 13 Cases and Review of the Literature.
Pediatr Neurol. 2011 Sep;45(3):178-80.
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McLendon RE, Adekunle A, Rajaram V, Koçak M, Blaney SM.
Embryonal central nervous system neoplasms arising in infants and young children: a pediatric brain tumor consortium study.
Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2011 Aug;135(8):984-93.
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Preusser M, de Ribaupierre S, Wöhrer A, Erridge SC, Hegi M, Weller M, Stupp R.
Current concepts and management of glioblastoma.
Ann Neurol. 2011 Jul;70(1):9-21.
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Sanai N, Chang S, Berger MS.
Low-grade gliomas in adults.
J Neurosurg. 2011 Aug 19. [Epub ahead of print]
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Case Reports



Botturi A, Prodi E, Silvani A, Gaviani P, Vanoli G, Carbone A, Salmaggi A.
Brain tuberculoma (Mycobacterium africanum): high index of suspicion helps in avoiding biopsy/surgery.
Neurol Sci. 2011 Aug 27. [Epub ahead of print]
 
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Prognosis



Smoll NR.
Relative survival of childhood and adult medulloblastomas and primitive neuroectodermal tumors (PNETs).
Cancer. 2011 Aug 11. [Epub ahead of print]
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Psychosocial Aspects



Miotto EC, Junior AS, Silva CC, Cabrera HN, Machado MA, Benute GR, Lucia MC, Scaff M, Teixeira MJ.
Cognitive impairments in patients with low grade gliomas and high grade gliomas.
Arq Neuropsiquiatr. 2011 Aug;69(4):596-601.
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Stem Cells



Binello E, Germano IM.
Targeting glioma stem cells: a novel framework for brain tumors.
Cancer Sci. 2011 Aug 16. [Epub ahead of print]
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Caldera V, Mellai M, Annovazzi L, Piazzi A, Lanotte M, Cassoni P, Schiffer D.
Antigenic and Genotypic Similarity between Primary Glioblastomas and Their Derived Neurospheres.
J Oncol. 2011;2011:314962. Epub 2011 Aug 18.
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Treatment


Laboratory Investigations



Li S, Gao Y, Pu K, Ma L, Song X, Liu Y.
All-trans retinoic acid enhances bystander effect of suicide-gene therapy against medulloblastomas.
Neurosci Lett. 2011 Aug 19. [Epub ahead of print]
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Sareddy GR, Geeviman K, Ramulu C, Babu PP.
The nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug celecoxib suppresses the growth and induces apoptosis of human glioblastoma cells via the NF-κB pathway.
J Neurooncol. 2011 Aug 17. [Epub ahead of print]
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Wohlfart S, Gelperina S, Kreuter J.
Transport of drugs across the blood-brain barrier by nanoparticles.
J Control Release. 2011 Aug 18. [Epub ahead of print]
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Yanae M, Tsubaki M, Satou T, Itoh T, Imano M, Yamazoe Y, Nishida S.
Statin-induced apoptosis via the suppression of ERK1/2 and Akt activation by inhibition of the geranylgeranyl-pyrophosphate biosynthesis in glioblastoma.
J Exp Clin Cancer Res. 2011 Aug 10;30:74.
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Clinical Investigations



Aldape KD, Wang M, Sulman EP, Hegi M, Colman H, Jones G, Chakravarti A, Mehta MP, Andrews DW, Long L, Diefes K, Heathcock L,  Jenkins R, Schultz CJ, Gilbert MR, Radiation Therapy Oncology Group.
RTOG 0525: Molecular correlates from a randomized phase III trial of newly diagnosed glioblastoma.
J Clin Oncol. 2011 ASCO Annual Meeting Proceedings (Post-Meeting Edition). Vol 29, No 15_suppl (June 20 Supplement), 2011:LBA2000
 
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Ananda S, Nowak AK, Cher L, Dowling A, Brown C, Simes J, Rosenthal MA; for the Cooperative Trials Group for Neuro-Oncology (COGNO).
Phase 2 trial of temozolomide and pegylated liposomal doxorubicin in the treatment of patients with glioblastoma multiforme following concurrent radiotherapy and chemotherapy.
J Clin Neurosci. 2011 Aug 1. [Epub ahead of print]
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Bähr O, Hattingen E, Rieger J, Steinbach JP.
Bevacizumab-induced tumor calcifications as a surrogate marker of outcome in patients with glioblastoma.
Neuro Oncol. 2011 Sep;13(9):1020-9. Epub 2011 Jul 31.
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Balducci M, Chiesa S, Chieffo D, Manfrida S, Dinapoli N, Fiorentino A, Miccichè F, Frascino V, Anile C, Valentini V, De Bari B.
The role of radiotherapy in adult medulloblastoma: long-term single-institution experience and a review of the literature.
J Neurooncol. 2011 Jul 31. [Epub ahead of print]
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Balducci M, Chiesa S, Chieffo D, Manfrida S, Dinapoli N, Fiorentino A, Miccichè F, Frascino V, Anile C, Valentini V, De Bari B.
Erratum to: The role of radiotherapy in adult medulloblastoma: long-term single-institution experience and a review of the literature.
J Neurooncol. 2011 Sep 7. [Epub ahead of print]
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Blonski M, Taillandier L, Herbet G, Maldonado IL, Beauchesne P, Fabbro M, Campello C, Gozé C, Rigau V, Moritz-Gasser S, Kerr C, Rudà R, Soffietti R, Bauchet L, Duffau H.
Combination of neoadjuvant chemotherapy followed by surgical resection as a new strategy for WHO grade II gliomas: a study of cognitive status and quality of life.
J Neurooncol. 2011 Jul 22. [Epub ahead of print]
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Chiocca EA, Aguilar LK, Bell SD, Kaur B, Hardcastle J, Cavaliere R, McGregor J, Lo S, Ray-Chaudhuri A, Chakravarti A, Grecula J, Newton H, Harris KS, Grossman RG, Trask TW, Baskin DS, Monterroso C, Manzanera AG, Aguilar-Cordova E, New PZ.
Phase IB Study of Gene-Mediated Cytotoxic Immunotherapy Adjuvant to Up-Front Surgery and Intensive Timing Radiation for Malignant Glioma.
J Clin Oncol. 2011 Aug 15. [Epub ahead of print]
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de Groot JF.
High-Dose Antiangiogenic Therapy for Glioblastoma: Less May Be More?
Clin Cancer Res. 2011 Aug 18. [Epub ahead of print]
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Eoli M, Calleri A, Cuppini L, Anghileri E, Pellegatta S, Prodi E, Bruzzone MG, Bertolini F, Finocchiaro G.
Circulating endothelial cells and progenitors in recurrent high-grade gliomas treated with bevacizumab and irinotecan.
J Clin Oncol. 2011 ASCO Annual Meeting Proceedings (Post-Meeting Edition). Vol 29, No 15_suppl (May 20 Supplement), 2011:2044
 
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Gilbert MR, Wang M, Aldape KD, Stupp R, Hegi M, Jaeckle KA, Armstrong TS, Wefel JS, Won M, Blumentha lDT, Mahajan A, Schultz CJ, Erridge SC, Brown PD, Chakravarti A,Curran WJ, MehtaMP.
RTOG 0525: A randomized phase III trial comparing standard adjuvant temozolomide (TMZ) with a dose-dense (dd) schedule in newly diagnosed glioblastoma (GBM).
J Clin Oncol. 2011 ASCO Annual Meeting Proceedings (Post-Meeting Edition). Vol 29, No 15_suppl (May 20 Supplement), 2011:2006
 
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Guckenberger M, Mayer M, Buttmann M, Vince GH, Sweeney RA, Flentje M.
Prolonged survival when temozolomide is added to accelerated radiotherapy for glioblastoma multiforme.
Strahlenther Onkol. 2011 Sep;187(9):548-554. Epub 2011 Aug 18.
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Hammond S, Norden AD, Lesser GJ, Drappatz J, Fadul CE, Batchelor T, Quant EC, Beroukhim R, Muzikansky A, Ciampa AS, Doherty LM, La Frankie DC, Ruland S, Bochacki CA, Griffin K, Gerard M, Sceppa C, Rosenfeld MR, Wen PY.
Phase II study of dose-intense temozolomide in recurrent glioblastoma.
J Clin Oncol. 2011 ASCO Annual Meeting Proceedings (Post-Meeting Edition). Vol 29, No 15_suppl (May 20 Supplement), 2011:2038
 
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Iwata H, Tatewaki K, Inoue M, Yokota N, Baba Y, Nomura R, Shibamoto Y, Sato K.
Single and hypofractionated stereotactic radiotherapy with CyberKnife for craniopharyngioma.
J Neurooncol. 2011 Aug 23. [Epub ahead of print]
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Shirai K, Siedow MR, Chakravarti A.
Antiangiogenic therapy for patients with recurrent and newly diagnosed malignant gliomas.
J Oncol. 2012;2012:193436. Epub 2011 Jul 14.
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Silvani A, Gaviani P, Lamperti E, Botturi A, Dimeco F, Franzini A, Ferroli P, Fariselli L, Milanesi I, Erbetta A, Pollo B, Salmaggi A.
Adult medulloblastoma: multiagent chemotherapy with cisplatinum and etoposide: a single institutional experience.
J Neurooncol. 2011 Aug 27. [Epub ahead of print]
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Recurrent Tumors


Clark AJ, Lamborn KR, Butowski NA, Chang SM, Prados MD, Clarke JL, McDermott MW, Parsa AT, Berger MS, Aghi MK.
Neurosurgical management and prognosis of patients with glioblastoma that progress during bevacizumab treatment.
Neurosurgery. 2011 Aug 9. [Epub ahead of print]
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Elliott RE, Parker EC, Rush SC, Kalhorn SP, Moshel YA, Narayana A, Donahue B, Golfinos JG.
Efficacy of gamma knife radiosurgery for small-volume recurrent malignant gliomas after initial radical resection.
World Neurosurg. 2011 Jul-Aug;76(1-2):128-40; discussion 61-2.
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Kreisl TN, Zhang W, Odia Y, Shih JH, Butman JA, Hammoud D, Iwamoto FM, Sul J, Fine HA.
A phase II trial of single-agent bevacizumab in patients with recurrent anaplastic glioma.
Neuro Oncol. 2011 Aug 24. [Epub ahead of print]
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Rosenfeld MR, Albright K, Pruitt AA.
Treatment of recurrent high-grade gliomas.
Community Oncology (Elsevier), Volume 8, Number 4 (April2011).
 
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Pediatric Patients


Akyüz C, Demir HA, Varan A, Yalçın B, Kutluk T, Büyükpamukçu M.
Temozolomide in relapsed pediatric brain tumors: 14 cases from a single center.
Childs Nerv Syst. 2011 Aug 25. [Epub ahead of print]
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Chassot A, Canale S, Varlet P, Puget S, Roujeau T, Negretti L, Dhermain F, Rialland X, Raquin MA, Grill J, Dufour C.
Radiotherapy with concurrent and adjuvant temozolomide in children with newly diagnosed diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma.
J Neurooncol. 2011 Aug 20. [Epub ahead of print]
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Lee JY, Park CK, Park SH, Wang KC, Cho BK, Kim SK.
MGMT promoter gene methylation in pediatric glioblastoma: analysis using MS-MLPA.
Childs Nerv Syst. 2011 Jul 26. [Epub ahead of print]
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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. 2011 Jul 1;80(3):807-14. Epub 2010 Jun 18.
 
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Treatment Overviews



Wolff JE, Rytting ME, Vats TS, Zage PE, Ater JL, Woo S, Kuttesch J, Ketonen L, Mahajan A.
Treatment of recurrent diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma: the MD Anderson Cancer Center experience.
J Neurooncol. 2011 Aug 20. [Epub ahead of print]
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Patients & Caregivers



International Brain Tumour Alliance
IBTA E-News August-September 2011


Children's Corner



Mancini Camporeale E.
Il venditore di palloncini (The balloon salesman).
BrainLife, Published online: 17 August 2011.
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