Neuro-Oncology
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Volume 23 Number 2
January 2021


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Contents


Central nervous system tumors


Gliomas


Low-grade gliomas


Diffuse astrocytic and oligodendroglial tumors


Glioblastoma


○○ Epithelioid glioblastoma


Diffuse Midline Glioma


Other astrocytic tumors


Pilocytic astrocytoma


Embryonal tumors


Medulloblastoma


Meningiomas


Tumors of the sellar region


Craniopharingioma


Metastatic tumors



Central nervous system tumors

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Clark SV, Semmel ES, Aleksonis HA, Steinberg SN, King TZ.
Cerebellar-Subcortical-Cortical Systems as Modulators of Cognitive Functions.
Neuropsychol Rev. 2021 Jan 29. doi: 10.1007/s11065-020-09465-1. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33515170. Review;




Giakoumettis D, Sgouros S.
Nanotechnology in neurosurgery: a systematic review.
Childs Nerv Syst. 2021 Apr;37(4):1045-1054. doi: 10.1007/s00381-020-05008-4. Epub 2021 Jan 18. PMID: 33462733. Review.




Girardelli S, Mangili G, Cosio S, Rabaiotti E, Fanucchi A, Valsecchi L, Candiani M, Gadducci A.
A narrative review of pregnancy after malignancies in young women that don't originate in the female genital organs or in the breast.
Crit Rev Oncol Hematol. 2021 Mar;159:103240. doi: 10.1016/j.critrevonc.2021.103240. Epub 2021 Jan 20. PMID: 33484854. Review;




Hani U, Bukhari SS, Shamim MS.
Extra-neural Metastatic Potential of Primary Central Nervous System Malignancies.
J Pak Med Assoc. 2020 Dec;70(12(B)):2485-2488. PMID: 33475572. Review.




Iriana S, Asha K, Repak M, Sharma-Walia N.
Hedgehog Signaling: Implications in Cancers and Viral Infections.
Int J Mol Sci. 2021 Jan 21;22(3):1042. doi: 10.3390/ijms22031042. PMID: 33494284. Review.




Liu HL, Wang YN, Feng SY.
Brain tumors: Cancer stem-like cells interact with tumor microenvironment.
World J Stem Cells. 2020 Dec 26;12(12):1439-1454. doi: 10.4252/wjsc.v12.i12.1439. PMID: 33505594. Review.




Rodrigues AJ, Waldrop AR, Suharwardy S, Druzin ML, Iv M, Ansari JR, Stone SA, Jaffe RA, Jin MC, Li G, Hayden-Gephart M.
Management of brain tumors presenting in pregnancy: a case series and systematic review.
Am J Obstet Gynecol MFM. 2021 Jan;3(1):100256. doi: 10.1016/j.ajogmf.2020.100256. Epub 2020 Oct 16. PMID: 33451609. Review.



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Straathof M, Meerwaldt AE, De Feyter HM, de Graaf RA, Dijkhuizen RM.
Deuterium Metabolic Imaging of the Healthy and Diseased Brain.
Neuroscience. 2021 Jan 22:S0306-4522(21)00030-0. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2021.01.023. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33493618. Review.



Gliomas


Finch A, Solomou G, Wykes V, Pohl U, Bardella C, Watts C.
Advances in Research of Adult Gliomas.
Int J Mol Sci. 2021 Jan 18;22(2):924. doi: 10.3390/ijms22020924. PMID: 33477674. Review.




Pucko E, Ostrowski R.
Targeting protein kinases for anti-glioma treatment.
Folia Neuropathol. 2020;58(4):287-298. doi: 10.5114/fn.2020.102430. Epub 2021 Jan 11. PMID: 33480233. Review.



Low-grade gliomas



Ahmed SI, Bareeqa SB, Samar SS, Jilanee SDA.
Resolving mystery behind autonomous retrogression of low-grade gliomas: A systematic review.
J Pak Med Assoc. 2020 Dec;70(12(B)):2441-2448. doi: 10.47391/JPMA.581. Epub 2020 Oct 24. PMID: 33475560. Review.




Dono A, Ballester LY, Primdahl D, Esquenazi Y, Bhatia A.
IDH-Mutant Low-grade Glioma: Advances in Molecular Diagnosis, Management, and Future Directions.
Curr Oncol Rep. 2021 Jan 25;23(2):20. doi: 10.1007/s11912-020-01006-6. PMID: 33492489. Review;



Diffuse astrocytic and oligodendroglial tumors



Glioblastoma



Arcella A, Sanchez M.
Natural substances to potentiate canonical glioblastoma chemotherapy.
J Chemother. 2021 Jan 20:1-12
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Bakhshinyan D, Savage N, Salim SK, Venugopal C, Singh SK.
The Strange Case of Jekyll and Hyde: Parallels Between Neural Stem Cells and Glioblastoma-Initiating Cells.
Front Oncol. 2021 Jan 8;10:603738. doi: 10.3389/fonc.2020.603738. PMID: 33489908. Review.



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Caniglia JL, Jalasutram A, Asuthkar S, Sahagun J, Park S, Ravindra A, Tsung AJ, Guda MR, Velpula KK.
Beyond glucose: alternative sources of energy in glioblastoma.
Theranostics. 2021 Jan 1;11(5):2048-2057. doi: 10.7150/thno.53506. PMID: 33500708. Review.




Hani U, Baig AN, Shamim MS, Salam B.
Role of Preoperative Embolization in Management of Central Nervous System Tumours.
J Pak Med Assoc. 2021 Jan;71(1(A)):172-174. PMID: 33484551. Review.




Janjua TI, Rewatkar P, Ahmed-Cox A, Saeed I, Mansfeld FM, Kulshreshtha R, Kumeria T, Ziegler DS, Kavallaris M, Mazzieri R, Popat A.
Frontiers in the treatment of glioblastoma: Past, present and emerging.
Adv Drug Deliv Rev. 2021 Jan 21;171:108-138. doi: 10.1016/j.addr.2021.01.012. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33486006. Review;




Kast RE, Burns TC, Halatsch ME.
Short review of SEC, a potential dexamethasone-sparing regimen for glioblastoma: spironolactone, ecallantide, clotrimazole.
Neurochirurgie. 2021 Jan 21:S0028-3770(21)00008-4. doi: 10.1016/j.neuchi.2020.12.008. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33450263. Review;




Le Fèvre C, Lhermitte B, Ahle G, Chambrelant I, Cebula H, Antoni D, Keller A, Schott R, Thiery A, Constans JM, Noël G.
Pseudoprogression versus true progression in glioblastoma patients: A multiapproach literature review: Part 1 - Molecular, morphological and clinical features.
Crit Rev Oncol Hematol. 2021 Jan;157:103188. doi: 10.1016/j.critrevonc.2020.103188. Epub 2020 Dec 8. PMID: 33307200. Review;




Le Fèvre C, Constans JM, Chambrelant I, Antoni D, Bund C, Leroy-Freschini B, Schott R, Cebula H, Noël G.
Pseudoprogression versus true progression in glioblastoma patients: A multiapproach literature review. Part 2 – Radiological features and metric markers.
Crit Rev Oncol Hematol. 2021 Mar;159:103230. doi: 10.1016/j.critrevonc.2021.103230. Epub 2021 Jan 27. PMID: 33515701. Review;




Mende AL, Schulte JD, Okada H, Clarke JL.
Current Advances in Immunotherapy for Glioblastoma.
Curr Oncol Rep. 2021 Jan 26;23(2):21. doi: 10.1007/s11912-020-01007-5. PMID: 33496872. Review.




Nagaraja TN, Lee IY.
Cerebral microcirculation in glioblastoma: A major determinant of diagnosis, resection, and drug delivery.
Microcirculation. 2021 Jan 21:e12679. doi: 10.1111/micc.12679. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33474805. Review;




Viozzi I, Guberinic A, Overduin CG, Rovers MM, Ter Laan M.
Laser Interstitial Thermal Therapy in Patients with Newly Diagnosed Glioblastoma: A Systematic Review.
J Clin Med. 2021 Jan 19;10(2):355. doi: 10.3390/jcm10020355. PMID: 33477796. Review.




Xu X, Chen W, Zhu W, Chen J, Ma B, Ding J, Wang Z, Li Y, Wang Y, Zhang X.
Adeno-associated virus (AAV)-based gene therapy for glioblastoma.
Cancer Cell Int. 2021 Jan 26;21(1):76. doi: 10.1186/s12935-021-01776-4. PMID: 33499886. Review.



Epithelioid glioblastoma



Venkatesh A, Joshi A, Allinson K, Das T, Santarius T, Jefferies SJ, Harris FP, Jena R, Doherty GJ.
Response to BRAF and MEK1/2 inhibition in a young adult with BRAF V600E mutant epithelioid glioblastoma multiforme: A Case Report and Literature Review.
Curr Probl Cancer. 2021 Jan 12:100701. doi: 10.1016/j.currproblcancer.2020.100701. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33461766. Review;



Diffuse midline glioma



Sarma A, Heck JM, Ndolo J, Newton A, Pruthi S.
Magnetic resonance imaging of the brainstem in children, part 1: imaging techniques, embryology, anatomy and review of congenital conditions.
Pediatr Radiol. 2021 Feb;51(2):172-188. doi: 10.1007/s00247-020-04953-1. Epub 2021 Jan 26. PMID: 33496830. Review;




Sarma A, Heck JM, Bhatia A, Krishnasarma RS, Pruthi S.
Magnetic resonance imaging of the brainstem in children, part 2: acquired pathology of the pediatric brainstem.
Pediatr Radiol. 2021 Feb;51(2):189-204. doi: 10.1007/s00247-020-04954-0. Epub 2021 Jan 19. PMID: 33464360. Review;




Shi S, Lu S, Jing X, Liao J, Li Q.
The Prognostic Impact of Radiotherapy in Conjunction with Temozolomide in Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
World Neurosurg. 2021 Apr;148:e565-e571. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2021.01.024. Epub 2021 Jan 19. PMID: 33476781. Review and Meta-analysis;



Other astrocytic tumors



Pilocytic astrocytoma



Gregory TA, Chumbley LB, Henson JW, Theeler BJ.
Adult pilocytic astrocytoma in the molecular era: a comprehensive review.
CNS Oncol. 2021 Mar 1;10(1):CNS68. doi: 10.2217/cns-2020-0027. Epub 2021 Jan 15. PMID: 33448230. Review.



Embryonal tumors



Medulloblastoma



Eibl T, Hammer A, Yakubov E, Blechschmidt C, Kalisch A, Steiner HH.
Medulloblastoma in adults - reviewing the literature from a surgeon's point of view.
Aging (Albany NY). 2021 Jan 26;13(2):3146-3160. doi: 10.18632/aging.202568. Epub 2021 Jan 26. PMID: 33497354. Review.




Grassiot B, Beuriat PA, Di Rocco F, Leblond P, Faure-Conter C, Szathmari A, Mottolese C.
Surgical management of posterior fossa medulloblastoma in children: The Lyon experience.
Neurochirurgie. 2021 Feb;67(1):52-60. doi: 10.1016/j.neuchi.2021.01.003. Epub 2021 Jan 19. PMID: 33482236. Review;



Meningiomas


Corniola MV, Meling TR.
Functional outcome and quality of life after meningioma surgery: a systematic review.
Acta Neurol Scand. 2021 May;143(5):467-474. doi: 10.1111/ane.13395. Epub 2021 Jan 19. PMID: 33464578. Review;




Paun L, Gondar R, Borrelli P, Meling TR.
Foramen magnum meningiomas: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Neurosurg Rev. 2021 Jan 28. doi: 10.1007/s10143-021-01478-5. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33507444. Review.



Tumors of the sellar region



Craniopharingioma



Cohen KJ et al., PDQ Pediatric Treatment Editorial Board.
Childhood Craniopharyngioma Treatment (PDQ®): Health Professional Version.
PDQ Cancer Inf Summ. 2021 Jan 26. Bookshelf ID: NBK65891. PMID: 26389330. Review.



Metastatic tumors


Arora RD, Cascella M.
Palliative Radiation Therapy For Brain Metastases.
StatPearls. 2021 Jan 16. Bookshelf ID: NBK563192. PMID: 33085339. Review.





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