Current Neuro-Oncology

Volume 2 Number 8
31 August 2000

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Burch PA, Bernath AM, Cascino TL, Scheithauer BW, Novotny P, Nair S, Buckner JC, Pfeifle DM, Kugler JW, Tschetter LK.
A North Central Cancer Treatment Group phase II trial of topotecan in relapsed gliomas.
Invest New Drugs. 2000 Aug;18(3):275-80
. doi: 10.1023/a:1006438109266. PMID: 10958598. Interventional study.

Cai DX, Mafra M, Schmidt RE, Scheithauer BW, Park TS, Perry A.
Medulloblastomas with extensive posttherapy neuronal maturation. Report of two cases.
J Neurosurg. 2000 Aug;93(2):330-4
. doi: 10.3171/jns.2000.93.2.0330∟. PMID: 10930022∟. Case report.

Galanis E, Buckner JC, Novotny P, Morton RF, McGinnis WL, Dinapoli R, Schomberg P, O'Fallon JR.
Efficacy of neuroradiological imaging, neurological examination, and symptom status in follow-up assessment of patients with high-grade gliomas.
J Neurosurg. 2000 Aug;93(2):201-7
. doi: 10.3171/jns.2000.93.2.0201. PMID: 10930004. Observational study.

Sallinen PK, Sallinen SL, Helén PT, Rantala IS, Rautiainen E, Helin HJ, Kalimo H, Haapasalo HK.
Grading of diffusely infiltrating astrocytomas by quantitative histopathology, cell proliferation and image cytometric DNA analysis. Comparison of 133 tumours in the context of the WHO 1979 and WHO 1993 grading schemes.
Neuropathol Appl Neurobiol. 2000 Aug;26(4):319-31
. doi: 10.1046/j.1365-2990.2000.00240.x. PMID: 10931365. Laboratory investigation.

Schmiegelow M, Lassen S, Poulsen HS, Feldt-Rasmussen U, Schmiegelow K, Hertz H, Müller J.
Cranial radiotherapy of childhood brain tumours: growth hormone deficiency and its relation to the biological effective dose of irradiation in a large population based study.
Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 2000 Aug;53(2):191-7
. doi: 10.1046/j.1365-2265.2000.01079.x. PMID: 10931100. Observational study.

Yung WK, Albright RE, Olson J, Fredericks R, Fink K, Prados MD, Brada M, Spence A, Hohl RJ, Shapiro W, Glantz M, Greenberg H, Selker RG, Vick NA, Rampling R, Friedman H, Phillips P, Bruner J, Yue N, Osoba D, Zaknoen S, Levin VA.
A phase II study of temozolomide vs. procarbazine in patients with glioblastoma multiforme at first relapse.
Br J Cancer. 2000 Aug 8;83(5):588-93
. doi: 10.1054/bjoc.2000.1316. PMID: 10944597. Interventional study.

Thomas PR, Deutsch M, Kepner JL, Boyett JM, Krischer J, Aronin P, Albright L, Allen JC, Packer RJ, Linggood R, Mulhern R, Stehbens JA, Langston J, Stanley P, Duffner P, Rorke L, Cherlow J, Friedman HS, Finlay JL, Vietti TJ, Kun LE.
Low-stage medulloblastoma: final analysis of trial comparing standard-dose with reduced-dose neuraxis irradiation.
J Clin Oncol. 2000 Aug 16;18(16):3004-11
. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2000.18.16.3004. PMID: 10944134. Interventional study.

Wrensch M, Miike R, Lee M, Neuhaus J.
Are prior head injuries or diagnostic X-rays associated with glioma in adults? The effects of control selection bias.
Neuroepidemiology. 2000 Aug 31;19(5):234-44. doi: 10.1159/000026261. PMID: 10965236. Observational study.