Current Neuro-Oncology

Volume 1 Supplement 4
31 December 1999

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Literature selection: January – November 1999

Kandil A, Khafaga Y, ElHusseiny G, Allam A, Jamshed A, Schultz H.
Low-grade astrocytoma--a retrospective analysis of 102 patients.
Acta Oncol. 1999;38(8):1051-6
. doi: 10.1080/028418699432356. PMID: 10665762. Observational study.

Kobrinsky NL, Packer RJ, Boyett JM, Stanley P, Shiminski-Maher T, Allen JC, Garvin JH, Stewart DJ, Finlay JL.
Etoposide with or without mannitol for the treatment of recurrent or primarily unresponsive brain tumors: a Children's Cancer Group Study, CCG-9881.
J Neurooncol. 1999 Jan;45(1):47-54. doi: 10.1023/a:1006333811437. PMID: 10728909. Interventional study.

Morita A, Coffey RJ, Foote RL, Schiff D, Gorman D.
Risk of injury to cranial nerves after gamma knife radiosurgery for skull base meningiomas: experience in 88 patients.
J Neurosurg. 1999 Jan;90(1):42-9
. doi: 10.3171/jns.1999.90.1.0042. PMID: 10413154. Observational study.

Sugahara T, Korogi Y, Kochi M, Ikushima I, Shigematu Y, Hirai T, Okuda T, Liang L, Ge Y, Komohara Y, Ushio Y, Takahashi M.
Usefulness of diffusion-weighted MRI with echo-planar technique in the evaluation of cellularity in gliomas.
J Magn Reson Imaging. 1999 Jan;9(1):53-60
. doi: 10.1002/(sici)1522-2586(199901)9:1<53::aid-jmri7>;2-2. PMID: 10030650. Observational study.

Schiavetti A, Varrasso G, Maurizi P, Trasimeni G, Carapella C, Castello MA.
Metastatic medulloblastoma in 10-year-old girl treated successfully with chemotherapy without radiotherapy.
J Neurooncol. 1999 Jan;45(1):55-60. doi: 10.1023/a:1006365511379. PMID: 10728910. Case report.

Silverstein A.
The brain tumor of George Gershwin and the legs of Cole Porter.
Semin Neurol. 1999 Jan 1;19 Suppl 1:3-9. PMID: 10718521. Case report˰

Sankar A, Thomas DG, Darling JL.
Sensitivity of short-term cultures derived from human malignant glioma to the anti-cancer drug temozolomide.
Anticancer Drugs. 1999 Feb;10(2):179-85
. doi: 10.1097/00001813-199902000-00006. PMID: 10211548. Laboratory investigation.

Jean-Claude BJ, Mustafa A, Watson AJ, Damian Z, Vasilescu D, Chan TH, Leyland-Jones B.
Tetrazepinones are equally cytotoxic to Mer+ and Mer- human tumor cell lines.
J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 1999 Feb 1;288(2):484-9
. PMID: 9918549. Laboratory investigation˰

Zeltzer PM, Boyett JM, Finlay JL, Albright AL, Rorke LB, Milstein JM, Allen JC, Stevens KR, Stanley P, Li H, Wisoff JH, Geyer JR, McGuire-Cullen P, Stehbens JA, Shurin SB, Packer RJ.
Metastasis stage, adjuvant treatment, and residual tumor are prognostic factors for medulloblastoma in children: conclusions from the Children's Cancer Group 921 randomized phase III study.
J Clin Oncol. 1999 Mar 1;17(3):832-45
. doi: 10.1200/JCO.1999.17.3.832. PMID: 10071274. Interventional study.

Mandell LR, Kadota R, Freeman C, Douglass EC, Fontanesi J, Cohen ME, Kovnar E, Burger P, Sanford RA, Kepner J, Friedman H, Kun LE.
There is no role for hyperfractionated radiotherapy in the management of children with newly diagnosed diffuse intrinsic brainstem tumors: results of a Pediatric Oncology Group phase III trial comparing conventional vs. hyperfractionated radiotherapy.
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 1999 Mar 15;43(5):959-64
. doi: 10.1016/s0360-3016(98)00501-x. PMID: 10192340. Interventional study.

Whittle IR, Malcolm G, Jodrell DI, Reid M.
Platinum distribution in malignant glioma following intraoperative intravenous infusion of carboplatin.
Br J Neurosurg. 1999 Apr;13(2):132-7
. doi: 10.1080/02688699943871. PMID: 10616580. Observational study.

Pieper DR, Al-Mefty O, Hanada Y, Buechner D.
Hyperostosis associated with meningioma of the cranial base: secondary changes or tumor invasion.
Neurosurgery. 1999 Apr 1;44(4):742-6
. doi: 10.1097/00006123-199904000-00028. PMID: 10201298. Observational study.


Sansom C.
Temozolomide presents breakthrough in glioblastoma multiforme treatment.
Pharm Sci Technol Today. 1999 Apr 1;4(2):131-133
. doi: 10.1016/s1461-5347(99)00144-3. PMID: 10322369. Interview.

Mittelman A, Chun HG, Puccio C, Coombe N, Lansen T, Ahmed T.
Phase II clinical trial of didemnin B in patients with recurrent or refractory anaplastic astrocytoma or glioblastoma multiforme (NSC 325319).
Invest New Drugs. 1999 May;17(2):179-82
. doi: 10.1023/a:1006379402114. PMID: 10638489. Interventional study.

Sampson JH, Archer GE, Villavicencio AT, McLendon RE, Friedman AH, Bishop WR, Bigner DD, Friedman HS.
Treatment of neoplastic meningitis with intrathecal temozolomide.
Clin Cancer Res. 1999 May;5(5):1183-8
. PMID: 10353755. Laboratory investigation.

Perry A, Scheithauer BW, Stafford SL, Lohse CM, Wollan PC.
"Malignancy" in meningiomas: a clinicopathologic study of 116 patients, with grading implications.
Cancer. 1999 May 1;85(9):2046-56
. doi: 10.1002/(sici)1097-0142(19990501)85:9<2046::aid-cncr23>;2-m. PMID: 10223247. Observational study.

Paulsen F, Hoffmann W, Becker G, Belka C, Weinmann M, Classen J, Kortmann RD, Bamberg M.
Chemotherapy in the treatment of recurrent glioblastoma multiforme: ifosfamide versus temozolomide.
J Cancer Res Clin Oncol. 1999 Jun;125(7):411-8
. doi: 10.1007/s004320050295. PMID: 10394962. Observational study.

Gander M, Leyvraz S, Decosterd L, Bonfanti M, Marzolini C, Shen F, Liénard D, Perey L, Colella G, Biollaz J, Lejeune F, Yarosh D, Belanich M, D'Incalci M.
Sequential administration of temozolomide and fotemustine: depletion of O6-alkylguanine-DNA transferase in blood lymphocytes and in tumours.
Ann Oncol. 1999 Jul;10(7):831-8
. doi: 10.1023/a:1008304032421. PMID: 10470431. Observational study.

Holthouse DJ, Robbins PD, Lee MA.
Ventriculoperitoneal shunt related meningioma following excision and radiotherapy for glioma.
J Clin Neurosci. 1999 Jul;6(4):347-348. doi: 10.1016/S0967-5868(99)90063-2. PMID: 10844763. Case report.

Kondziolka D, Levy EI, Niranjan A, Flickinger JC, Lunsford LD.
Long-term outcomes after meningioma radiosurgery: physician and patient perspectives.
J Neurosurg. 1999 Jul;91(1):44-50
. doi: 10.3171/jns.1999.91.1.0044. PMID: 10389879. Observational study.

Wadley J, Dorward N, Kitchen N, Thomas D.
Pre-operative planning and intra-operative guidance in modern neurosurgery: a review of 300 cases.
Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 1999 Jul;81(4):217-25
. PMID: 10615186. Observational study.

Kolotas C, Birn G, Baltas D, Rogge B, Ulrich P, Zamboglou N.
CT guided interstitial high dose rate brachytherapy for recurrent malignant gliomas.
Br J Radiol. 1999 Aug;72(860):805-8
. doi: 10.1259/bjr.72.860.10624349. PMID: 10624349. Observational study.

Korshunov A, Golanov A, Sycheva R, Pronin I.
Prognostic value of tumour associated antigen immunoreactivity and apoptosis in cerebral glioblastomas: an analysis of 168 cases.
J Clin Pathol. 1999 Aug 1;52(8):574-80
. doi: 10.1136/jcp.52.8.574. PMID: 10645226. Observational study.

Abrey LE, Rosenblum MK, Papadopoulos E, Childs BH, Finlay JL.
High dose chemotherapy with autologous stem cell rescue in adults with malignant primary brain tumors.
J Neurooncol. 1999 Sep;44(2):147-53
. doi: 10.1023/a:1006383400353. PMID: 10619498. Observational study.

Bauman GS, MacDonald W, Moore E, Ramsey DA, Fisher BJ, Amberger VR, Del Maestro RM.
Effects of radiation on a model of malignant glioma invasion.
J Neurooncol. 1999 Sep;44(3):223-31. doi: 10.1023/a:1006319417077. PMID: 10720202. Laboratory investigation.

Erşahin Y, Yünten N.
Bilateral optic nerve glioma.
Pediatr Neurosurg. 1999 Sep;31(3):168. doi: 10.1159/000028855. PMID: 10708361. Case report.

Gregor A, Lind M, Newman H, Grant R, Hadley DM, Barton T, Osborn C.
Phase II studies of RMP-7 and carboplatin in the treatment of recurrent high grade glioma. RMP-7 European Study Group.
J Neurooncol. 1999 Sep;44(2):137-45
. doi: 10.1023/a:1006379332212. PMID: 10619497. Interventional study.

Yung WK, Prados MD, Yaya-Tur R, Rosenfeld SS, Brada M, Friedman HS, Albright R, Olson J, Chang SM, O'Neill AM, Friedman AH, Bruner J, Yue N, Dugan M, Zaknoen S, Levin VA.
Multicenter phase II trial of temozolomide in patients with anaplastic astrocytoma or anaplastic oligoastrocytoma at first relapse. Temodal Brain Tumor Group.
J Clin Oncol. 1999 Sep 1;17(9):2762-71
. doi: 10.1200/JCO.1999.17.9.2762. PMID: 10561351. Interventional study.
Erratum in: J Clin Oncol 1999 Nov 1;17(11):3693. doi: 10.1200/JCO.1999.17.11.3693. Correction.

Anderson SI, Taylor R, Whittle IR.
Mood disorders in patients after treatment for primary intracranial tumours.
Br J Neurosurg. 1999 Oct;13(5):480-5
. doi: 10.1080/02688699908540622. PMID: 10627779. Observational study.

Grant GA, Avellino AM, Loeser JD, Ellenbogen RG, Berger MS, Roberts TS.
Management of intrinsic gliomas of the tectal plate in children. A ten-year review.
Pediatr Neurosurg. 1999 Oct;31(4):170-6. doi: 10.1159/000028857. PMID: 10705925. Observational study.

Preston JK, Masciopinto J, Salamat MS, Badie B.
Tumour cell dispersion by the ultrasonic aspirator during brain tumour resection.
Br J Neurosurg. 1999 Oct;13(5):486-9
. doi: 10.1080/02688699908540623. PMID: 10627780. Observational study.

Lutterbach J, Weigel P, Guttenberger R, Hinkelbein W.
Accelerated hyperfractionated radiotherapy in 149 patients with glioblastoma multiforme.
Radiother Oncol. 1999 Oct 1;53(1):49-52
. doi: 10.1016/s0167-8140(99)00128-0. PMID: 10624853. Observational study.

Miller JL.
Oral temozolomide approved for refractory brain tumor.
Am J Health Syst Pharm. 1999 Oct 1;56(19):1910
. doi: 10.1093/ajhp/56.19.1910a. PMID: 10554903. News.

Oppitz U, Maessen D, Zunterer H, Richter S, Flentje M.
3D-recurrence-patterns of glioblastomas after CT-planned postoperative irradiation.
Radiother Oncol. 1999 Oct 1;53(1):53-7
. doi: 10.1016/s0167-8140(99)00117-6. PMID: 10624854. Observational study.

Lyden D, Young AZ, Zagzag D, Yan W, Gerald W, O'Reilly R, Bader BL, Hynes RO, Zhuang Y, Manova K, Benezra R.
Id1 and Id3 are required for neurogenesis, angiogenesis and vascularization of tumour xenografts.
Nature. 1999 Oct 14;401(6754):670-7
. doi: 10.1038/44334. PMID: 10537105. Laboratory investigation.

Brada M, Judson I, Beale P, Moore S, Reidenberg P, Statkevich P, Dugan M, Batra V, Cutler D.
Phase I dose-escalation and pharmacokinetic study of temozolomide (SCH 52365) for refractory or relapsing malignancies.
Br J Cancer. 1999 Oct 29, 1999;81(6):1022-30
. doi: 10.1038/sj.bjc.6690802. PMID: 10576660. Interventional study.


Khoshyomn S, Lew S, DeMattia J, Singer EB, Penar PL.
Brain tumor invasion rate measured in vitro does not correlate with Ki-67 expression.
J Neurooncol. 1999 Nov;45(2):111-6. doi: 10.1023/a:1006375316331. PMID: 10778726. Laboratory investigation.

Bauman G, Lote K, Larson D, Stalpers L, Leighton C, Fisher B, Wara W, MacDonald D, Stitt L, Cairncross JG.
Pretreatment factors predict overall survival for patients with low-grade glioma: a recursive partitioning analysis.
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 1999 Nov 1;45(4):923-9
. doi: 10.1016/s0360-3016(99)00284-9. PMID: 10571199. Observational study.

Prados MD, Scott C, Curran WJ Jr, Nelson DF, Leibel S, Kramer S.
Procarbazine, lomustine, and vincristine (PCV) chemotherapy for anaplastic astrocytoma: A retrospective review of radiation therapy oncology group protocols comparing survival with carmustine or PCV adjuvant chemotherapy.
J Clin Oncol. 1999 Nov 1;17(11):3389-95. doi: 10.1200/JCO.1999.17.11.3389. PMID: 10550132.
Observational study.

Yokoyama M, Inouye N, Mizuno F.
Endoscopic management of nasal glioma in infancy.
Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 1999 Nov 11;51(1):51-4
. doi: 10.1016/s0165-5876(99)00257-8. PMID: 10622446. Case report.

Salmaggi A, Eoli M, Frigerio S, Ciusani E, Silvani A, Boiardi A.
Circulating intercellular adhesion molecule-1 (ICAM-1), vascular cell adhesion molecule-1 (VCAM-1) and plasma thrombomodulin levels in glioblastoma patients.
Cancer Lett. 1999 Nov 15;146(2):169-72
. doi: 10.1016/s0304-3835(99)00255-4. PMID: 10656622. Observational study.