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Current Neuro-Oncology




Volume 10 Number 12
31 December 2008




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Neyns B, Hoorens A, Stupp R.
Valproic acid related idiosyncratic drug induced hepatotoxicity in a glioblastoma patient treated with temozolomide.
Acta Neurol Belg. 2008 Dec;108(4):131-4. PMID: 19239041.
Letter, Case report. ˍ




Smith KA, Ashby LS, Gonzalez LF, Brachman DG, Thomas T, Coons SW, Battaglia M, Scheck A.
Prospective trial of gross-total resection with Gliadel wafers followed by early postoperative Gamma Knife radiosurgery and conformal fractionated radiotherapy as the initial treatment for patients with radiographically suspected, newly diagnosed glioblastoma multiforme.
J Neurosurg. 2008 Dec;109 Suppl:106-17. doi: 10.3171/JNS/2008/109/12/S17. PMID: 19123896.
Interventional study˰ ˍ




Titlic M, Tonkic A, Jukic I, Buca A, Punda A.
Leptomeningeal metastases of an astrocytoma of the conus medullaris: a case report.
Acta Neurol Belg. 2008 Dec;108(4):170-2. PMID: 19239049.
Case report. ˍ




Srinivas C, Gupta T, Rajasekharan P, Munshi A.
Bilateral mandibular metastases in medulloblastoma.
J Clin Neurosci. 2008 Dec 3;16(2):325-8
. doi: 10.1016/j.jocn.2007.09.007. PMID: 19056274. Case report. ˍ




Rades D, Kueter JD, Veninga T, Gliemroth J, Schild SE.
Whole brain radiotherapy plus stereotactic radiosurgery (WBRT+SRS) versus surgery plus whole brain radiotherapy (OP+WBRT) for 1-3 brain metastases: results of a matched pair analysis.
Eur J Cancer. 2008 Dec 4;45(3):400-4. doi: 10.1016/j.ejca.2008.10.033. PMID: 19062269. Observational study. ˍ




Lobão CA, Barbosa AS, Nogueira J, Aversa A.
Cerebellar glioblastoma multiforme in an adult.
Arq Neuropsiquiatr. 2008 Dec 9;66(4):879-80
. doi: 10.1590/s0004-282x2008000600020. PMID: 19099130. Case report. ˍ




Patel M, Siddiqui F, Jin JY, Mikkelsen T, Rosenblum M, Movsas B, Ryu S.
Salvage reirradiation for recurrent glioblastoma with radiosurgery: radiographic response and improved survival.
J Neurooncol. 2008 Dec 9;92(2):185-91
. doi: 10.1007/s11060-008-9752-9. PMID: 19066727. Observational study. ˍ




Santandreu FM, Brell M, Gene AH, Guevara R, Oliver J, Couce ME, Roca P.
Differences in mitochondrial function and antioxidant systems between regions of human glioma.
Cell Physiol Biochem. 2008 Dec 9;22(5-6):757-68. doi: 10.1159/000185559. PMID: 19088457. Laboratory investigation. ˍ




Struik K, Klein M, Heimans JJ, Gielissen MF, Bleijenberg G, Taphoorn MJ, Reijneveld JC, Postma TJ.
Fatigue in low-grade glioma.
J Neurooncol. 2008 Dec 9;92(1):73-8. doi: 10.1007/s11060-008-9738-7. PMID: 19066729. Observational study. ˍ




Adeleye AO, Fellig Y, Umansky F, Shoshan Y.
Rapid growth of primary cerebral fibrosarcoma with conversion to glioblastoma at second recurrence.
J Neurooncol. 2008 Dec 10;92(2):233-8
. doi: 10.1007/s11060-008-9756-5. PMID: 19082530. Case report. ˍ




Ausman JI.
Does gross total removal of a brain tumor produce greater longevity?
Surg Neurol. 2008 Dec 11;71(1):154
. doi: 10.1016/j.surneu.2008.10.012. PMID: 19084687. Comment. ˍ
Refers to: Stummer W, et al. Fluorescence-guided surgery with 5-aminolevulinic acid for resection of malignant glioma: a randomised controlled multicentre phase III trial. Lancet Oncol. 2006 Apr 12;7(5):392-401. doi: 10.1016/S1470-2045(06)70665-9. PMID: 16648043. Interventional study. ˍ




Kaderali Z, Lamberti-Pasculli M, Rutka JT.
The changing epidemiology of paediatric brain tumours: a review from the Hospital for Sick Children.
Childs Nerv Syst. 2008 Dec 11;25(7):787-93
. doi: 10.1007/s00381-008-0771-9. PMID: 19082611. Observational study. ˍ




Yoo H, Kim YZ, Nam BH, Shin SH, Yang HS, Lee JS, Zo JI, Lee SH.
Reduced local recurrence of a single brain metastasis through microscopic total resection.
J Neurosurg. 2008 Dec 12;110(4):730-6. doi: 10.3171/2008.8.JNS08448
. PMID: 19072310. Observational study. ˍ




Gandola L, Massimino M, Cefalo G, Solero C, Spreafico F, Pecori E, Riva D, Collini P, Pignoli E, Giangaspero F, Luksch R, Berretta S, Poggi G, Biassoni V, Ferrari A, Pollo B, Favre C, Sardi I, Terenziani M, Fossati-Bellani F.
Hyperfractionated accelerated radiotherapy in the Milan strategy for metastatic medulloblastoma.
J Clin Oncol. 2008 Dec 15;27(4):566-71
. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2008.18.4176. PMID: 19075266. Observational study. ˍ




Harris MA, Yang H, Low BE, Mukherjee J, Guha A, Bronson RT, Shultz LD, Israel MA, Yun K.
Cancer stem cells are enriched in the side population cells in a mouse model of glioma.
Cancer Res. 2008 Dec 15;68(24):10051-9
. doi: 10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-08-0786. PMID: 19074870. Laboratory investigation. ˍ




Pallini R, Ricci-Vitiani L, Banna GL, Signore M, Lombardi D, Todaro M, Stassi G, Martini M, Maira G, Larocca LM, De Maria R.
Cancer stem cell analysis and clinical outcome in patients with glioblastoma multiforme.
Clin Cancer Res. 2008 Dec 15;14(24):8205-12
. doi: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-08-0644. PMID: 19088037. Observational study. ˍ




Prados MD, Chang SM, Butowski N, DeBoer R, Parvataneni R, Carliner H, Kabuubi P, Ayers-Ringler J, Rabbitt J, Page M, Fedoroff A, Sneed PK, Berger MS, McDermott MW, Parsa AT, Vandenberg S, James CD, Lamborn KR, Stokoe D, Haas-Kogan DA.
Phase II study of erlotinib plus temozolomide during and after radiation therapy in patients with newly diagnosed glioblastoma multiforme or gliosarcoma.
J Clin Oncol. 2008 Dec 15;27(4):579-84
. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2008.18.9639. PMID: 19075262. Interventional study. ˍ




Noël G, Quetin P, Heymann S, Karamanoukian D, Schott R.
Les délais au diagnostic et à la mise en traitement n'altèrent pas les résultats des traitements délivrés aux patients atteints de glioblastome [Diagnostic and treatment delays do not modify the treatment outcome of patients with multiform glioblastoma].
Cancer Radiother. 2008 Dec 16;13(1):17-23
. doi: 10.1016/j.canrad.2008.10.002. PMID: 19091619. Observational study. ˍ




Osawa H, Smith CA, Ra YS, Kongkham P, Rutka JT.
The role of the membrane cytoskeleton cross-linker Ezrin in medulloblastoma cells.
Neuro Oncol. 2008 Dec 16;11(4):381-93
. doi: 10.1215/15228517-2008-110. PMID: 19088174. Laboratory investigation. ˍ




Swanson KR, Chakraborty G, Wang CH, Rockne R, Harpold HL, Muzi M, Adamsen TC, Krohn KA, Spence AM.
Complementary but distinct roles for MRI and 18F-fluoromisonidazole PET in the assessment of human glioblastomas.
J Nucl Med. 2008 Dec 17;50(1):36-44
. doi: 10.2967/jnumed.108.055467. PMID: 19091885. Observational study. ˍ




Sarin H, Kanevsky AS, Wu H, Brimacombe KR, Fung SH, Sousa AA, Auh S, Wilson CM, Sharma K, Aronova MA, Leapman RD, Griffiths GL, Hall MD.
Effective transvascular delivery of nanoparticles across the blood-brain tumor barrier into malignant glioma cells.
J Transl Med. 2008 Dec 18;6:80
. doi: 10.1186/1479-5876-6-80. PMID: 19094226. Laboratori investigation. ˍ




Jesien-Lewandowicz E, Jesionek-Kupnicka D, Zawlik I, Szybka M, Kulczycka-Wojdala D, Rieske P, Sieruta M, Jaskolski D, Och W, Skowronski W, Sikorska B, Potemski P, Papierz W, Liberski PP, Kordek R.
High incidence of MGMT promoter methylation in primary glioblastomas without correlation with TP53 gene mutations.
Cancer Genet Cytogenet. 2008 Dec 19;188(2):77-82. doi: 10.1016/j.cancergencyto.2008.09.015. PMID: 19100509. Laboratory investigation. ˍ




Chamberlain MC, Raizer J.
Extended exposure to alkylator chemotherapy: delayed appearance of myelodysplasia.
J Neurooncol. 2008 Dec 20;93(2):229-32
. doi: 10.1007/s11060-008-9764-5. PMID: 19099199. Case report. ˍ




Iwamoto FM, Reiner AS, Panageas KS, Elkin EB, Abrey LE.
Patterns of care in elderly glioblastoma patients.
Ann Neurol. 2008 Dec 23;64(6):628-34
. doi: 10.1002/ana.21521. PMID: 19107984. Observational study. ˍ




Wang CH, Hsu TR, Wong TT, Chang KP.
Efficacy of temozolomide for recurrent embryonal brain tumors in children.
Childs Nerv Syst. 2008 Dec 24;25(5):535-41
. doi: 10.1007/s00381-008-0781-7. PMID: 19107490. Observational study. ˍ



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Kreisl TN, Kim L, Moore K, Duic P, Royce C, Stroud I, Garren N, Mackey M, Butman JA, Camphausen K, Park J, Albert PS, Fine HA.
Phase II trial of single-agent bevacizumab followed by bevacizumab plus irinotecan at tumor progression in recurrent glioblastoma.
J Clin Oncol. 2008 Dec 29;27(5):740-5
. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2008.16.3055. PMID: 19114704. Interventional study. ˍ




Nomura Y, Yasumoto S, Yanai F, Akiyoshi H, Inoue T, Nibu K, Tsugu H, Fukushima T, Hirose S.
Survival and late effects on development of patients with infantile brain tumor.
Pediatr Int. 2008 Dec 29;51(3):337-41. doi: 10.1111/j.1442-200X.2008.02760.x. PMID: 19400825. Observational study. ˍ




Freire P, Vilela M, Deus H, Kim YW, Koul D, Colman H, Aldape KD, Bogler O, Yung WK, Coombes K, Mills GB, Vasconcelos AT, Almeida JS.
Exploratory analysis of the copy number alterations in glioblastoma multiforme.
PLoS One. 2008 Dec 30;3(12):e4076
. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0004076. PMID: 19115005. Laboratory investigation. ˍ



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Peca C, Pacelli R, Elefante A, Del Basso De Caro ML, Vergara P, Mariniello G, Giamundo A, Maiuri F.
Early clinical and neuroradiological worsening after radiotherapy and concomitant temozolomide in patients with glioblastoma: tumour progression or radionecrosis?
Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2008 Dec 30;111(4):331-4. doi: 10.1016/j.clineuro.2008.11.003. PMID: 19117668.
Observational study. ˍ




Kesari S, Schiff D, Drappatz J, LaFrankie D, Doherty L, Macklin EA, Muzikansky A, Santagata S, Ligon KL, Norden AD, Ciampa A, Bradshaw J, Levy B, Radakovic G, Ramakrishna N, Black PM, Wen PY.
Phase II study of protracted daily temozolomide for low-grade gliomas in adults.
Clin Cancer Res. 2009 Dec 31;15(1):330-7. doi: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-08-0888. PMID: 19118062. Interventional study.
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