Brain Tumor Reports

Volume 14 Number 9
September 2012

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Akhavan A, Binesh F, Navabii H.
Unusual intracranial spread of anaplastic oligodendroglioma.
BMJ Case Rep. 2012 Aug 13;2012.


Heath JA, Zacharoulis S, Kieran MW.
Pediatric neuro-oncology: Current status and future directions.
Asia Pac J Clin Oncol. 2012 Sep;8(3):223-31. Epub 2012 Jun 18.^

Miotto EC.
Declarative memory disorders in patients with brain tumors can improve after cognitive training intervention: evidence from functional MRI.
J Neurooncol. 2012 Aug 14. [Epub ahead of print]^

Ramanan M, Chaseling R.
Paediatric brain tumours treated at a single, tertiary paediatric neurosurgical referral centre from 1999 to 2010 in Australia.
J Clin Neurosci. 2012 Oct;19(10):1387-91. doi: 10.1016/j.jocn.2012.01.028. Epub 2012 Aug 14.

Shen C, Bao WM, Yang BJ, Xie R, Cao XY, Luan SH, Mao Y.
Cognitive deficits in patients with brain tumor.
Chin Med J (Engl). 2012 Jul;125(14):2610-7.^

Zhang F, Huang X, Qian C, Zhu L, Hida N, Niu G, Chen X.
Synergistic enhancement of iron oxide nanoparticle and gadolinium for dual-contrast MRI.
Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2012 Sep 7;425(4):886-91. Epub 2012 Aug 7.


Wilhelm M, Hirsch W, Merkenschlager A, Stepan H, Geyer C, Kiess W.
A Rare Case of Congenital Choroid Plexus Carcinoma.
Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2012 Aug 10. [Epub ahead of print]


McCarthy BJ, Shibui S, Kayama T, Miyaoka E, Narita Y, Murakami M, Matsuda A, Matsuda T, Sobue T, Palis BE, Dolecek TA, Kruchko C, Engelhard HH, Villano JL.
Primary CNS germ cell tumors in Japan and the United States: an analysis of 4 tumor registries.
Neuro Oncol. 2012 Sep;14(9):1194-200. Epub 2012 Aug 6.



Avery RA, Ferner RE, Listernick R, Fisher MJ, Gutmann DH, Liu GT.
Visual acuity in children with low grade gliomas of the visual pathway: implications for patient care and clinical research.
J Neurooncol. 2012 Jul 28. [Epub ahead of print]

Di Pinto M, Conklin HM, Li C, Merchant TE.
Learning and Memory Following Conformal Radiation Therapy for Pediatric Craniopharyngioma and Low-Grade Glioma.
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2012 Aug 4. [Epub ahead of print]

Figarella-Branger D, Bouvier C, de Paula AM, Mokhtari K, Colin C, Loundou A, Chinot O, Metellus P.
Molecular genetics of adult grade II gliomas: towards a comprehensive tumor classification system.
J Neurooncol. 2012 Aug 14. [Epub ahead of print]

Shaw EG, Wang M, Coons SW, Brachman DG, Buckner JC, Stelzer KJ, Barger GR, Brown PD, Gilbert MR, Mehta MP.
Randomized Trial of Radiation Therapy Plus Procarbazine, Lomustine, and Vincristine Chemotherapy for Supratentorial Adult Low-Grade Glioma: Initial Results of RTOG 9802.
J Clin Oncol. 2012 Jul 30. [Epub ahead of print]

Youland RS, Brown PD, Giannini C, Parney IF, Uhm JH, Laack NN.
Adult Low-grade Glioma: 19-year Experience at a Single Institution.
Am J Clin Oncol. 2012 Aug 13. [Epub ahead of print]


Ashley DM, Merchant TE, Strother D, Zhou T, Duffner P, Burger PC, Miller DC, Lyon N, Bonner MJ, Msall M, Buxton A, Geyer R, Kun LE, Coleman L, Pollack IF.
Induction Chemotherapy and Conformal Radiation Therapy for Very Young Children With Nonmetastatic Medulloblastoma: Children's Oncology Group Study P9934.
J Clin Oncol. 2012 Jul 30. [Epub ahead of print]

Lai SF, Wang CW, Chen YH, Lan KH, Cheng JC, Cheng AL, Kuo SH.
Medulloblastoma in adults : Treatment outcome, relapse patterns, and prognostic factors.
Strahlenther Onkol. 2012 Oct;188(10):878-886. Epub 2012 Aug 23.

Lannering B, Rutkowski S, Doz F, Pizer B, Gustafsson G, Navajas A, Massimino M, Reddingius R, Benesch M, Carrie C, Taylor R, Gandola L, Björk-Eriksson T, Giralt J, Oldenburger F, Pietsch T, Figarella-Branger D, Robson K, Forni M, Clifford SC, Warmuth-Metz M, von Hoff K, Faldum A, Mosseri V, Kortmann R.
Hyperfractionated Versus Conventional Radiotherapy Followed by Chemotherapy in Standard-Risk Medulloblastoma: Results From the Randomized Multicenter HIT-SIOP PNET 4 Trial.
J Clin Oncol. 2012 Jul 30. [Epub ahead of print]

Northcott PA, Dubuc AM, Pfister S, Taylor MD.
Molecular subgroups of medulloblastoma.
Expert Rev Neurother. 2012 Jul;12(7):871-84.

Seton-Rogers S.
Medulloblastoma: Pump up the volume.
Nat Rev Cancer. 2012 Aug 17;12(9):583. Epub 2012 Aug 17.


Boari N, Gagliardi F, Spina A, Bailo M, Franzin A, Mortini P.
Management of spheno-orbital en plaque meningiomas: clinical outcome in a consecutive series of 40 patients.
Br J Neurosurg. 2012 Aug 21. [Epub ahead of print]

Lusis EA, Scheithauer BW, Yachnis AT, Fischer BR, Chicoine MR, Paulus W, Perry A.
Meningiomas in Pregnancy: A Clinicopathologic Study of 17 Cases.
Neurosurgery. 2012 Jul 26. [Epub ahead of print]

Stessin AM, Schwartz A, Judanin G, Pannullo SC, Boockvar JA, Schwartz TH, Stieg PE, Wernicke AG.
Does adjuvant external-beam radiotherapy improve outcomes for nonbenign meningiomas? A Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER)-based analysis.
J Neurosurg. 2012 Aug 17. [Epub ahead of print]


Caravatta L, Deodato F, Ferro M, Macchia G, Massaccesi M, Cilla S, Padula GD, Mignogna S, Tambaro R, Carrozza F, Flocco M, Cantore G, Scapati A, Buwenge M, Sticca G, Valentini V, Cellini N, Morganti AG.
A Phase I Study of Short-Course Accelerated Whole Brain Radiation Therapy for Multiple Brain Metastases.
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2012 Aug 18. [Epub ahead of print]

Davis FG, Dolecek TA, McCarthy BJ, Villano JL.
Toward determining the lifetime occurrence of metastatic brain tumors estimated from 2007 United States cancer incidence data.
Neuro Oncol. 2012 Sep;14(9):1171-7. Epub 2012 Aug 16.

Hardee ME, Formenti SC.
Combining stereotactic radiosurgery and systemic therapy for brain metastases: a potential role for temozolomide.
Front Oncol. 2012;2:99. Epub 2012 Aug 9.

Likhacheva A, Pinnix CC, Parikh NR, Allen PK, McAleer MF, Chiu MS, Sulman EP, Mahajan A, Guha-Thakurta N, Prabhu SS, Cahill DP, Luo D, Shiu AS, Brown PD, Chang EL.
Predictors of Survival in Contemporary Practice After Initial Radiosurgery for Brain Metastases.
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2012 Aug 14. [Epub ahead of print]

Menendez JY, Bauer DF, Shannon CN, Fiveash J, Markert JM.
Stereotactic radiosurgical treatment of brain metastasis of primary tumors that rarely metastasize to the central nervous system.
J Neurooncol. 2012 Jul 3. [Epub ahead of print]

Preusser M, Winkler F, Collette L, Haller S, Marreaud S, Soffietti R, Klein M, Reijneveld JC, Tonn JC, Baumert BG, Mulvenna P, Schadendorf D, Duchnowska R, Berghoff AS, Lin N, Cameron DA, Belkacemi Y, Jassem J, Weber DC.
Trial design on prophylaxis and treatment of brain metastases: Lessons learned from the EORTC Brain Metastases Strategic Meeting 2012.
Eur J Cancer. 2012 Aug 7. [Epub ahead of print]

Ro J, Park S, Kim SB, Kim TY, Im YH, Rha SY, Chung JS, Moon H, Santillana S.
Clinical outcomes of HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer patients with brain metastasis treated with lapatinib and capecitabine: an open-label expanded access study in Korea.
BMC Cancer. 2012 Jul 28;12(1):322. [Epub ahead of print]^
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Roberge D, Souhami L, Fortin MA, Pouliot JF.
Chemosensitized radiosurgery for recurrent brain metastases.
J Neurooncol. 2012 Aug 22. [Epub ahead of print]

Verma J, Jonasch E, Allen PK, Weinberg JS, Tannir N, Chang EL, Mahajan A.
The Impact of Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors on the Multimodality Treatment of Brain Metastases From Renal Cell Carcinoma.
Am J Clin Oncol. 2012 Aug 13. [Epub ahead of print]


Rodríguez Mena R, Joanes Alepuz V, Barbella Aponte R, Pérez Valles A.
[Pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma with intraventricular extension and anaplastic transformation in an adult patient: Case report.]
Neurocirugia (Astur). 2012 Aug 3. [Epub ahead of print] Spanish.