Brain Tumor Reports

Volume 13 Number 7
July 2011

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Kuhnt D, Ganslandt O, Schlaffer SM, Buchfelder M, Nimsky C.
Quantification of glioma removal by intraoperative high-field magnetic resonance imaging - an update.
Neurosurgery. 2011 May 26. [Epub ahead of print]
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Young RJ, Gupta A, Shah AD, Graber JJ, Zhang Z, Shi W, Holodny AI, Omuro AM.
Potential utility of conventional MRI signs in diagnosing pseudoprogression in glioblastoma.
Neurology. 2011 May 31;76(22):1918-24.
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Cardis E, Armstrong BK, Bowman JD, Giles GG, Hours M, Krewski D, McBride M, Parent ME, Sadetzki S, Woodward A, Brown J, Chetrit A, Figuerola J, Hoffmann C, Jarus-Hakak A, Montestruq L, Nadon L, Richardson L, Villegas R, Vrijheid M.
Risk of brain tumours in relation to estimated RF dose from mobile phones: results from five Interphone countries.
Occup Environ Med. 2011 Jun 9. [Epub ahead of print]
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Cardis E, Varsier N, Bowman JD, Deltour I, Figuerola J, Mann S, Moissonnier M, Taki M, Vecchia P, Villegas R, Vrijheid M, Wake K, Wiart J.
Estimation of RF energy absorbed in the brain from mobile phones in the Interphone Study.
Occup Environ Med. 2011 Jun 9. [Epub ahead of print]
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Smith RS, Miller RC.
Incidence of brain metastasis in patients with esophageal carcinoma.
World J Gastroenterol. 2011 May 21;17(19):2407-10.
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Wang M, Chen C, Qu J, Xu T, Lu Y, Chen J, Wu S.
Inverse association between eczema and meningioma: a meta-analysis.
Cancer Causes Control. 2011 Jun 28. [Epub ahead of print]
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Etiology & Pathogenesis

Bonavia R, Inda MD, Cavenee WK, Furnari FB.
Heterogeneity maintenance in glioblastoma: a social network.
Cancer Res. 2011 Jun 15;71(12):4055-60. Epub 2011 May 31.
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Govindan A, Chakraborti S, Mahadevan A, Chickabasavaiah YT, Santosh V, Shankar SK.
Histopathologic and immunohistochemical profile of spinal glioblastoma: a study of six cases.
Brain Tumor Pathol. 2011 Jun 4. [Epub ahead of print]
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Lei L, Sonabend AM, Guarnieri P, Soderquist C, Ludwig T, Rosenfeld S, Bruce JN, Canoll P.
Glioblastoma Models Reveal the Connection between Adult Glial Progenitors and the Proneural Phenotype.
PLoS One. 2011;6(5):e20041. Epub 2011 May 23.
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Marucci G, Morandi L.
Assessment of MGMT promoter methylation status in pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma.
J Neurooncol. 2011 May 31. [Epub ahead of print]
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Nakamura H, Makino K, Kuratsu JI.
Molecular and clinical analysis of glioblastoma with an oligodendroglial component (GBMO).
Brain Tumor Pathol. 2011 Jun 1. [Epub ahead of print]
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Northcott PA, Hielscher T, Dubuc A, Mack S, Shih D, Remke M, Al-Halabi H, Albrecht S, Jabado N, Eberhart CG, Grajkowska W, Weiss WA, Clifford SC, Bouffet E, Rutka JT, Korshunov A, Pfister S, Taylor MD.
Pediatric and adult sonic hedgehog medulloblastomas are clinically and molecularly distinct.
Acta Neuropathol. 2011 Jun 17. [Epub ahead of print]
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Remke M, Hielscher T, Northcott PA, Witt H, Ryzhova M, Wittmann A, Benner A, von Deimling A, Scheurlen W, Perry A, Croul S, Kulozik AE, Lichter P, Taylor MD, Pfister SM, Korshunov A.
Adult Medulloblastoma Comprises Three Major Molecular Variants.
J Clin Oncol. 2011 May 31. [Epub ahead of print]
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Steinle M, Palme D, Misovic M, Rudner J, Dittmann K, Lukowski R, Ruth P, Huber SM.
Ionizing radiation induces migration of glioblastoma cells by activating BK K(+) channels.
Radiother Oncol. 2011 Jun 23. [Epub ahead of print]
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Overall Management

Frühwald MC, Rutkowski S.
Tumors of the central nervous system in children and adolescents.
Dtsch Arztebl Int. 2011 Jun;108(22):390-7. Epub 2011 Jun 3.
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Case Reports

Khalatbari MR, Hamidi M, Moharamzad Y.
Glioblastoma multiforme with very rapid growth and long-term survival in children: report of two cases and review of the literature.
Childs Nerv Syst. 2011 Jun 8. [Epub ahead of print]
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Muoio VM, Shinjo SO, Matushita H, Rosemberg S, Teixeira MJ, Marie SK.
Extraneural metastases in medulloblastoma.
Arq Neuropsiquiatr. 2011;69(2B):328-31.
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Schönsteiner SS, Bommer M, Haenle MM, Klaus B, Scheuerle A, Schmid M, Mayer-Steinacker R.
Rare Phenomenon: Liver Metastases From Glioblastoma Multiforme.
J Clin Oncol. 2011 Jun 13. [Epub ahead of print]
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Tsung AJ, Prabhu SS, Lei X, Chern JJ, Benjamin Bekele N, Shonka NA.
Cerebellar glioblastoma: a retrospective review of 21 patients at a single institution.
J Neurooncol. 2011 Jun 4. [Epub ahead of print]
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Meeting Abstracts & Notes

2011 ASCO Annual Meeting
Central Nervous System Tumors
Journal of Clinical Oncology, Volume 29, Issue 15_suppl-May 20, 2011
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Chan DT, Kam MK, Ma BB, Ng SC, Pang JC, Lau CK, Siu DY, Ng BS, Zhu XL, Chen GG, Ng HK, Poon WS.
Association of molecular marker O(6)Methylguanine DNA methyltransferase and concomitant chemoradiotherapy with survival in Southern Chinese glioblastoma patients.
Hong Kong Med J. 2011 Jun;17(3):184-8.
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Faccion RS, Ferreira RM, Grabois MF, Fonseca TC, de Oliveira JA, Maia RC.
Lack of Prognostic Significance of Survivin in Pediatric Medulloblastoma.
Pathol Oncol Res. 2011 Jun 17. [Epub ahead of print]
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Niwińska A, Pogoda K, Murawska M, Niwiński P.
Factors influencing survival in patients with breast cancer and single or solitary brain metastasis.
Eur J Surg Oncol. 2011 Jun 8. [Epub ahead of print]
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Porter KR, McCarthy BJ, Berbaum ML, Davis FG.
Conditional Survival of All Primary Brain Tumor Patients by Age, Behavior, and Histology.
Neuroepidemiology. 2011 Jun 16;36(4):230-239. [Epub ahead of print]
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Son CH, Jimenez R, Niemierko A, Loeffler JS, Oh KS, Shih HA.
Outcomes After Whole Brain Reirradiation in Patients with Brain Metastases.
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2011 May 26. [Epub ahead of print]
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Stem Cells

Ahmed AU, Lesniak MS.
Glioblastoma multiforme: can neural stem cells deliver the therapeutic payload and fulfill the clinical promise?
Expert Rev Neurother. 2011 Jun;11(6):775-7.
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Eskandary H, Basiri M, Nematollahi-Mahani SN, Mehravaran S.
The role of stem cells in tumor targeting and growth suppression of gliomas.
Biologics. 2011;5:61-70. Epub 2011 Apr 5.
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Frosina G.
Stem cell-mediated delivery of therapies in the treatment of glioma.
Mini Rev Med Chem. 2011 Jun 1;11(7):591-8.
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Kurian KM.
The impact of neural stem cell biology on CNS carcinogenesis and tumor types.
Patholog Res Int. 2011;2011:685271. Epub 2011 May 19.
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Mannino M, Chalmers AJ.
Radioresistance of glioma stem cells: Intrinsic characteristic or property of the 'microenvironment-stem cell unit'?
Mol Oncol. 2011 May 20. [Epub ahead of print]
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Raabe EH, Lim KS, Kim JM, Meeker A, Mao XG, Nikkhah G, Maciaczyk J, Kahlert U, Jain D, Bar E, Cohen KJ, Eberhart CG.
BRAF Activation Induces Transformation and Then Senescence in Human Neural Stem Cells: A Pilocytic Astrocytoma Model.
Clin Cancer Res. 2011 Jun 1;17(11):3590-9.
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Clinical Investigations

Chamberlain MC, Johnston SK.
Salvage therapy with single agent bendamustine for recurrent glioblastoma.
J Neurooncol. 2011 May 29. [Epub ahead of print]
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Daly ME, Choi CY, Gibbs IC, Adler JR Jr, Chang SD, Lieberson RE, Soltys SG.
Tolerance of the spinal cord to stereotactic radiosurgery: insights from hemangioblastomas.
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2011 May 1;80(1):213-20.
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Komotar RJ, Raper DM, Starke RM, Iorgulescu JB, Gutin PH.
Prophylactic antiepileptic drug therapy in patients undergoing supratentorial meningioma resection: a systematic analysis of efficacy.
J Neurosurg. 2011 Jun 3. [Epub ahead of print]
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Lesniak MS.
Immunotherapy for Glioblastoma: The Devil Is in the Details.
J Clin Oncol. 2011 Jun 27. [Epub ahead of print]
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Norden AD, Bartolomeo J, Tanaka S, Drappatz J, Ciampa AS, Doherty LM, Lafrankie DC, Ruland S, Quant EC, Beroukhim R, Wen PY.
Safety of concurrent bevacizumab therapy and anticoagulation in glioma patients.
J Neurooncol. 2011 Jun 26. [Epub ahead of print]
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Metastatic Tumors

Kim WH, Kim DG, Han JH, Paek SH, Chung HT, Park CK, Kim CY, Kim YH, Kim JW, Jung HW.
Early Significant Tumor Volume Reduction After Radiosurgery in Brain Metastases from Renal Cell Carcinoma Results in Long-Term Survival.
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2011 Jun 1. [Epub ahead of print]
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Siomin V, Lin JL, Marko NF, Barnett GH, Toms SA, Chao ST, Angelov L, Vogelbaum MA, Navaratne K, Suh JH, Weil RJ.
Stereotactic radiosurgical treatment of brain metastases to the choroid plexus.
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2011 Jul 15;80(4):1134-42.
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Elderly Patients

Pérez-Larraya JG, 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 Jun 27. [Epub ahead of print]
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Pediatric Patients

Felix FH, Trompieri NM, de Araujo OL, da Trindade KM, Fontenele JB.
Potential Role for Valproate in the Treatment of High-Risk Brain Tumors of Childhood-Results from a Retrospective Observational Cohort Study.
Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2011 Jun 24. [Epub ahead of print]
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Hardesty DA, Sanborn MR, Parker WE, Storm PB.
Perioperative seizure incidence and risk factors in 223 pediatric brain tumor patients without prior seizures.
J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2011 Jun;7(6):609-15.
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Treatment Overviews

Easaw JC, Mason WP, Perry J, Laperrière N, Eisenstat DD, Del Maestro R, Bélanger K, Fulton D, Macdonald D; for the Canadian Glioblastoma Recommendations Committee.
Canadian recommendations for the treatment of recurrent or progressive glioblastoma multiforme.
Curr Oncol. 2011 Jun;18(3):e126-e136.
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Oh J, Sahgal A, Sanghera P, Tsao MN, Davey P, Lam K, Symons S, Aviv R, Perry JR.
Glioblastoma: patterns of recurrence and efficacy of salvage treatments.
Can J Neurol Sci. 2011 Jul;38(4):621-5.
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Pediatric Patients

von Bueren AO, von Hoff K, Pietsch T, Gerber NU, Warmuth-Metz M, Deinlein F, Zwiener I, Faldum A, Fleischhack G, Benesch M, Krauss J, Kuehl J, Kortmann RD, Rutkowski S.
Treatment of young children with localized medulloblastoma by chemotherapy alone: Results of the prospective, multicenter trial HIT 2000 confirming the prognostic impact of histology.
Neuro Oncol. 2011 Jun;13(6):669-79.
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Long-term Survival

Rattenberry W, McDonough CH, Burger PC, Cohen KJ.
Medulloblastoma with myogenic differentiation: long-term survival in a patient treated with aggressive combination therapy and autologous stem cell transplantation.
J Neurooncol. 2011 Jun 19. [Epub ahead of print]
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Shalitin S, Gal M, Goshen Y, Cohen I, Yaniv I, Phillip M.
Endocrine Outcome in Long-Term Survivors of Childhood Brain Tumors.
Horm Res Paediatr. 2011 Jun 17. [Epub ahead of print]
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