Current Neuro-Oncology

Volume 11 Number 4
30 April 2009

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Caloglu M, Yurut-Caloglu V, Karagol H, Bayir-Angin G, Turan FN, Uzal C.
Prognostic factors other than the performance status and age for glioblastoma multiforme: a single-institution experience.
J BUON. 2009 Apr-Jun;14(2):211-8. PMID: 19650168. Observational study. ˍ

Peyrl A, Sauermann R, Traunmueller F, Azizi AA, Gruber-Olipitz M, Gupper A, Slavc I.
Pharmacokinetics and safety of intrathecal liposomal cytarabine in children aged < 3 years.
Clin Pharmacokinet. 2009 Apr;48(4):265-71. doi: 10.2165/00003088-200948040-00004. PMID: 19492871. Observational study. ˍ

Lenaburg HJ, Inkabi KE, Vitaz TW.
The use of intraoperative MRI for the treatment of glioblastoma multiforme.
Technol Cancer Res Treat. 2009 Apr 1;8(2):159-62. doi: 10.1177/153303460900800209. PMID: 19334797. Observational study. ˍ

Martino J, Taillandier L, Moritz-Gasser S, Gatignol P, Duffau H.
Re-operation is a safe and effective therapeutic strategy in recurrent WHO grade II gliomas within eloquent areas.
Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2009 Apr 1;151(5):427-36. doi: 10.1007/s00701-009-0232-6. PMID: 19337688. Observational study. ˍ

*Salvati M, Formichella AI, D'Elia A, Brogna C, Frati A, Giangaspero F, Delfini R, Santoro A.
Cerebral glioblastoma with oligodendrogliomal component: analysis of 36 cases.
J Neurooncol. 2009 Apr 3;94(1):129-34. doi: 10.1007/s11060-009-9815-6. PMID: 19343483. Observational study. ˍ

Ueoka DI, Nogueira J, Campos JC, Maranhão Filho P, Ferman S, Lima MA.
Brainstem gliomas--retrospective analysis of 86 patients.
J Neurol Sci. 2009 Apr 3;281(1-2):20-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jns.2009.03.009. PMID: 19345380. Observational study. ˍ

Abrey LE.
Gross total resection of low-grade glioma in adults.
Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep. 2009 Apr 4;9(3):181-2. doi: 10.1007/s11910-009-0027-4. PMID: 19348705. Comment. ˍ
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Shaw EG, Berkey B, Coons SW, Bullard D, Brachman D, Buckner JC, Stelzer KJ, Barger GR, Brown PD, Gilbert MR, Mehta M.
Recurrence following neurosurgeon-determined gross-total resection of adult supratentorial low-grade glioma: results of a prospective clinical trial.
J Neurosurg. 2008 Nov;109(5):835-41. doi: 10.3171/JNS/2008/109/11/0835. PMID: 18976072. Interventional study. ˍ

Allen J, Donahue B, Mehta M, Miller DC, Rorke LB, Jakacki R, Robertson P, Sposto R, Holmes E, Vezina G, Muraszko K, Puccetti D, Prados M, Chan KW.
A phase II study of preradiotherapy chemotherapy followed by hyperfractionated radiotherapy for newly diagnosed high-risk medulloblastoma/primitive neuroectodermal tumor: a report from the Children's Oncology Group (CCG 9931).
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2009 Apr 7;74(4):1006-11. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2008.09.019. PMID: 19356859. Interventional study. ˍ

Bisdas S, Kirkpatrick M, Giglio P, Welsh C, Spampinato MV, Rumboldt Z.
Cerebral blood volume measurements by perfusion-weighted MR imaging in gliomas: ready for prime time in predicting short-term outcome and recurrent disease?
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2009 Apr 7;30(4):681-8. doi: 10.3174/ajnr.A1465. PMID: 19179427. Observational study. ˍ

Hemminki K, Tretli S, Sundquist J, Johannesen TB, Granström C.
Familial risks in nervous-system tumours: a histology-specific analysis from Sweden and Norway.
Lancet Oncol. 2009 Apr 7;10(5):481-8. doi: 10.1016/S1470-2045(09)70076-2. PMID: 19356978. Observational study. ˍ

Nghiemphu PL, Liu W, Lee Y, Than T, Graham C, Lai A, Green RM, Pope WB, Liau LM, Mischel PS, Nelson SF, Elashoff R, Cloughesy TF.
Bevacizumab and chemotherapy for recurrent glioblastoma: a single-institution experience.
Neurology. 2009 Apr 7;72(14):1217-22. doi: 10.1212/01.wnl.0000345668.03039.90. PMID: 19349600. Observational study. ˍ

Peñuelas S, Anido J, Prieto-Sánchez RM, Folch G, Barba I, Cuartas I, García-Dorado D, Poca MA, Sahuquillo J, Baselga J, Seoane J.
TGF-beta increases glioma-initiating cell self-renewal through the induction of LIF in human glioblastoma.
Cancer Cell. 2009 Apr 7;15(4):315-27. doi: 10.1016/j.ccr.2009.02.011. PMID: 19345330. Laboratory investigation. ˍ
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Fine HA.
Glioma stem cells: not all created equal.
Cancer Cell. 2009 Apr 7;15(4):247-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ccr.2009.03.010. PMID: 19345322. Comment. ˍ

Beauchesne PD, Taillandier L, Bernier V, Carnin C.
Concurrent radiotherapy: fotemustine combination for newly diagnosed malignant glioma patients, a phase II study.
Cancer Chemother Pharmacol. 2009 Apr 8;64(1):171-5. doi: 10.1007/s00280-009-0993-x. PMID: 19352662. Interventional study. ˍ

Zhao S, Lin Y, Xu W, Jiang W, Zha Z, Wang P, Yu W, Li Z, Gong L, Peng Y, Ding J, Lei Q, Guan KL, Xiong Y.
Glioma-derived mutations in IDH1 dominantly inhibit IDH1 catalytic activity and induce HIF-1alpha.
Science. 2009 Apr 10;324(5924):261-5. doi: 10.1126/science.1170944. PMID: 19359588. Laboratory investigation. ˍ

Il'yasova D, Marcello JE, McCoy L, Rice T, Wrensch M.
Total dietary antioxidant index and survival in patients with glioblastoma multiforme.
Cancer Causes Control. 2009 Apr 12;20(8):1255-60. doi: 10.1007/s10552-009-9338-7. PMID: 19363672. Observational study. ˍ

Schoenegger K, Oberndorfer S, Wuschitz B, Struhal W, Hainfellner J, Prayer D, Heinzl H, Lahrmann H, Marosi C, Grisold W.
Peritumoral edema on MRI at initial diagnosis: an independent prognostic factor for glioblastoma?
Eur J Neurol. 2009 Apr 14;16(7):874-8. doi: 10.1111/j.1468-1331.2009.02613.x. PMID: 19473360. Observational study. ˍ

Fokas E, Wacker U, Gross MW, Henzel M, Encheva E, Engenhart-Cabillic R.
Hypofractionated stereotactic reirradiation of recurrent glioblastomas : a beneficial treatment option after high-dose radiotherapy?
Strahlenther Onkol. 2009 Apr 16;185(4):235-40. doi: 10.1007/s00066-009-1753-x. PMID: 19370426. Observational study. ˍ

Silvani A, Gaviani P, Fiumani A, Scaioli V, Lamperti E, Eoli M, Botturi A, Salmaggi A.
Systemic sagopilone (ZK-EPO) treatment of patients with recurrent malignant gliomas.
J Neurooncol. 2009 Apr 21;95(1):61-64. doi: 10.1007/s11060-009-9890-8. PMID: 19381446. Observational study. ˍ

Bauman G, Fisher B, Watling C, Cairncross JG, Macdonald D.
Adult supratentorial low-grade glioma: long-term experience at a single institution.
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2009 Apr 22;75(5):1401-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2009.01.010. PMID: 19395201. Observational study. ˍ

Han JH, Park CK, Lee SH, Kim CY, Kim DW, Paek SH, Kim DG, Heo DS, Kim IH, Jung HW.
Preradiation chemotherapy with ACNU-CDDP in patients with newly diagnosed glioblastoma: a retrospective analysis.
Chemotherapy. 2009 Apr 22;55(3):145-54. doi: 10.1159/000214142. PMID: 19390187. Observational study. ˍ

Curran EK, Le GM, Sainani KL, Propp JM, Fisher PG.
Do children and adults differ in survival from medulloblastoma? A study from the SEER registry.
J Neurooncol. 2009 Apr 25;95(1):81-85. doi: 10.1007/s11060-009-9894-4. PMID: 19396401. Observational study. ˍ

*Butturini AM, Jacob M, Aguajo J, Vander-Walde NA, Villablanca J, Jubran R, Erdreich-Epstein A, Marachelian A, Dhall G, Finlay JL.
High-dose chemotherapy and autologous hematopoietic progenitor cell rescue in children with recurrent medulloblastoma and supratentorial primitive neuroectodermal tumors: the impact of prior radiotherapy on outcome.
Cancer. 2009 Apr 28;115(13):2956-63. doi: 10.1002/cncr.24341. PMID: 19402050. Observational study. ˍ

Quinn JA, Jiang SX, Reardon DA, Desjardins A, Vredenburgh JJ, Gururangan S, Sampson JH, McLendon RE, Herndon JE 2nd, Friedman HS.
Phase 1 trial of temozolomide plus irinotecan plus O6-benzylguanine in adults with recurrent malignant glioma.
Cancer. 2009 Apr 28;115(13):2964-70. doi: 10.1002/cncr.24336. PMID: 19402172. Interventional study. ˍ

Kano T, Ikota H, Wada H, Iwasa S, Kurosaki S.
A case of an anaplastic ependymoma with gliosarcomatous components.
Brain Tumor Pathol. 2009 Apr 30;26(1):11-7. doi: 10.1007/s10014-008-0240-x. PMID: 19408092. Case report. ˍ

Nagai S, Kurimoto M, Ishizawa S, Hayashi N, Hamada H, Kamiyama H, Endo S.
A rare astrocytic tumor with rhabdoid features.
Brain Tumor Pathol. 2009 Apr 30;26(1):19-24. doi: 10.1007/s10014-008-0241-9. PMID: 19408093. Case report. ˍ