Current Neuro-Oncology

Volume 5 Number 8
31 August 2003

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McLaughlin ME, Robson CD, Kieran MW, Jacks T, Pomeroy SL, Cameron S.
Marked regression of metastatic pilocytic astrocytoma during treatment with imatinib mesylate (STI-571, Gleevec): a case report and laboratory investigation.
J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2003 Aug;25(8):644-8. doi: 10.1097/00043426-200308000-00012. PMID: 12902920. Case report.

Saunders DE, Hayward RD, Phipps KP, Chong WK, Wade AM.
Surveillance neuroimaging of intracranial medulloblastoma in children: how effective, how often, and for how long?
J Neurosurg. 2003 Aug;99(2):280-6. doi: 10.3171/jns.2003.99.2.0280. PMID: 12924701. Observational study.

Tatter SB, Shaw EG, Rosenblum ML, Karvelis KC, Kleinberg L, Weingart J, Olson JJ, Crocker IR, Brem S, Pearlman JL, Fisher JD, Carson K, Grossman SA; New Approaches to Brain Tumor Therapy Central Nervous System Consortium.
An inflatable balloon catheter and liquid 125I radiation source (GliaSite Radiation Therapy System) for treatment of recurrent malignant glioma: multicenter safety and feasibility trial.
J Neurosurg. 2003 Aug;99(2):297-303. doi: 10.3171/jns.2003.99.2.0297. PMID: 12924704. Interventional study.

Gilbert MR, Supko JG, Batchelor T, Lesser G, Fisher JD, Piantadosi S, Grossman S.
Phase I clinical and pharmacokinetic study of irinotecan in adults with recurrent malignant glioma.
Clin Cancer Res. 2003 Aug 11;9(8):2940-9. PMID: 12912940∟. Interventional study. ˍ

Wolden SL, Dunkel IJ, Souweidane MM, Happersett L, Khakoo Y, Schupak K, Lyden D, Leibel SA.
Patterns of failure using a conformal radiation therapy tumor bed boost for medulloblastoma.
J Clin Oncol. 2003 Aug 15;21(16):3079-83. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2003.11.140. PMID: 12915597. Observational study.

McLendon RE, Halperin EC.
Is the long-term survival of patients with intracranial glioblastoma multiforme overstated?
Cancer. 2003 Aug 26;98(8):1745-8. doi: 10.1002/cncr.11666. PMID: 14534892. Observational study. ˍ