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Anaplastic astrocytoma and non-1p/19q co-deleted anaplastic oligoastrocytoma: long-term survival, employment, and performance status of survivors

Elena I. Pentsova, Anne S. Reiner, Katherine S. Panageas and Lisa M. DeAngelis.

in Neuro-Oncology Practice

June 2016; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Palliative Medicine; Radiation Oncology; Clinical Radiology; Neurosurgery. 3823 words.

Background

Despite optimal treatment for patients with anaplastic gliomas, median survival is 2 to 5 years, but some young adults survive longer. We sought...

Announcements

in Neuro-Oncology Practice

September 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Palliative Medicine; Radiation Oncology; Clinical Radiology; Neurosurgery. 207 words.

Announcements

in Neuro-Oncology Practice

March 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Palliative Medicine; Radiation Oncology; Clinical Radiology; Neurosurgery. 247 words.

Announcements

in Neuro-Oncology Practice

June 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Palliative Medicine; Radiation Oncology; Clinical Radiology; Neurosurgery. 278 words.

Assessing behavioral syndromes in patients with brain tumors using the frontal systems behavior scale (FrSBe)

Sergio Cabrera, Kim Edelstein, Warren P. Mason and Maria Carmela Tartaglia.

in Neuro-Oncology Practice

June 2016; p ublished online November 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Palliative Medicine; Radiation Oncology; Clinical Radiology; Neurosurgery. 4532 words.

Background

Personality changes following brain tumors may be due to disruption of frontal-subcortical networks. The relation between personality changes and...

Association between malignancy and non-alcoholic Wernicke's encephalopathy: a case report and literature review

Evan Y. Choi, William A. Gomes, Missak Haigentz and Jerome J. Graber.

in Neuro-Oncology Practice

September 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Palliative Medicine; Radiation Oncology; Clinical Radiology; Neurosurgery. 5059 words.

Background

Wernicke's encephalopathy is a serious medical condition associated with high morbidity and mortality caused by deficiency of thiamine. This...

Association of genetic variants with fatigue in patients with malignant glioma

Terri S Armstrong, Elizabeth Vera, Renke Zhou, Alvina A Acquaye, Catherine M Sullaway, Ann M Berger, Ghislain Breton, Anita Mahajan, Jeffrey S Wefel, Mark R Gilbert, Melissa Bondy and Michael E Scheurer.

in Neuro-Oncology Practice

May 2018; p ublished online September 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Palliative Medicine; Radiation Oncology; Clinical Radiology; Neurosurgery. 4185 words.

Abstract

Background

Fatigue is a consistently reported, severe symptom among patients with gliomas throughout the...

Bevacizumab in neurofibromatosis type 2 (NF2) related vestibular schwannomas: a nationally coordinated approach to delivery and prospective evaluation

Katrina A. Morris, John F. Golding, Patrick R. Axon, Shazia Afridi, Claire Blesing, Rosalie E. Ferner, Dorothy Halliday, Raj Jena, Pieter M. Pretorius, D. Gareth Evans, Martin G. McCabe and Allyson Parry.

in Neuro-Oncology Practice

December 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Palliative Medicine; Radiation Oncology; Clinical Radiology; Neurosurgery. 5571 words.

Biological subtypes and survival outcomes in breast cancer patients with brain metastases in the targeted therapy era

Dhiego Chaves de Almeida Bastos, Marcos Vinicius Calfat Maldaun, Raymond Sawaya, Dima Suki, Frederick F Lang, Paul D Brown, Ganesh Rao, Jeffrey S Weinberg and Sujit S Prabhu.

in Neuro-Oncology Practice

August 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Palliative Medicine; Radiation Oncology; Clinical Radiology; Neurosurgery. 4743 words.

Abstract

Background

There is recognition that breast cancer is a collection of heterogeneous diseases divided in...

Brain tumor research in the United Kingdom: current perspective and future challenges. A strategy document from the NCRI Brain Tumor CSG

Kathreena M Kurian, Michael D Jenkinson, Paul M Brennan, Robin Grant, Sarah Jefferies, Alasdair G Rooney, Helen Bulbeck, Sara C Erridge, Samantha Mills, Catherine McBain, Martin G McCabe, Stephen J Price, Silvia Marino, Erica Moyes, Wendy Qian, Adam Waldman, Babar Vaqas, Debbie Keatley, Peter Burchill and Colin Watts.

in Neuro-Oncology Practice

March 2018; p ublished online August 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Palliative Medicine; Radiation Oncology; Clinical Radiology; Neurosurgery. 5248 words.

Abstract

The National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) is a partnership of charity and government research funders whose purpose is to improve health and...

Cancer and the Kidney

Edited by Eric P. Cohen.

November 2010; p ublished online November 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Nephrology; Medical Oncology; Clinical Radiology. 384 pages.

This resource covers the challenging overlap area of nephrology and oncology, both in terms of kidney problems in cancer patients, and cancer that affects kidney patients, including...

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Carers of patients with high-grade glioma report high levels of distress, unmet needs, and psychological morbidity during patient chemoradiotherapy

Anne Long, Georgia K.B. Halkett, Elizabeth A. Lobb, Thérèse Shaw, Elizabeth Hovey and Anna K. Nowak.

in Neuro-Oncology Practice

June 2016; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Palliative Medicine; Radiation Oncology; Clinical Radiology; Neurosurgery. 6242 words.

Background

Few studies have explored the unmet needs of carers of people with high-grade glioma. We aimed to determine carers' levels of distress during...

Case-based review: ependymomas in adults

David Cachia, Derek R Johnson, Timothy J Kaufmann, Stephen Lowe, Samuel Andersen, Adriana Olar, Samuel Lewis Cooper, Bruce M Frankel and Mark R Gilbert.

in Neuro-Oncology Practice

August 2018; p ublished online July 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Palliative Medicine; Radiation Oncology; Clinical Radiology; Neurosurgery. 6891 words.

Abstract

Ependymomas are rare primary central nervous system (CNS) tumors in adults. They occur most commonly in the spinal cord, and have classically been...

Case-Based Review: meningioma

Shannon E. Fogh, Derek R. Johnson, Fred G. Barker, Priscilla K. Brastianos, Jennifer L. Clarke, Timothy J. Kaufmann, Stephan Oberndorfer, Matthias Preusser, Aditya Raghunathan, Sandro Santagata and Philip V. Theodosopoulos.

in Neuro-Oncology Practice

June 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Palliative Medicine; Radiation Oncology; Clinical Radiology; Neurosurgery. 10608 words.

Meningioma is by far the most common primary intracranial tumor in adults. Treatment of meningioma is complex due to a tremendous amount of variability in tumor behavior. Many patients are...

Case-based review: pediatric medulloblastoma

Cassie N Kline, Roger J Packer, Eugene I Hwang, David R Raleigh, Steve Braunstein, Corey Raffel, Pratiti Bandopadhayay, David A Solomon, Mariam Aboian, Soonmee Cha and Sabine Mueller.

in Neuro-Oncology Practice

September 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Palliative Medicine; Radiation Oncology; Clinical Radiology; Neurosurgery. 7696 words.

Abstract

Medulloblastoma is the most common malignant brain tumor affecting children. These tumors are high grade with propensity to metastasize within the...

A clinical care pathway to improve the acute care of patients with glioma

Natalie B.V. Riblet, Evelyn M. Schlosser, Jennifer A. Snide, Lara Ronan, Katherine Thorley, Melissa Davis, Jennifer Hong, Linda P. Mason, Tobi J. Cooney, Lanelle Jalowiec, Nancy L. Kennedy, Sabrina Richie, David Nalepinski and Camilo E. Fadul.

in Neuro-Oncology Practice

September 2016; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Palliative Medicine; Radiation Oncology; Clinical Radiology; Neurosurgery. 5946 words.

Background

Patients with glioma are at increased risk for tumor-related and treatment-related complications. Few guidelines exist to manage complications...

Clinical outcome and molecular characterization of pediatric glioblastoma treated with postoperative radiotherapy with concurrent and adjuvant temozolomide: a single institutional study of 66 children

Rakesh Jalali, Anupam Rishi, Jayant S. Goda, Epari Sridhar, Mamta Gurav, Pravin Sharma, Aliasgar Moiyadi, Prakash Shetty and Tejpal Gupta.

in Neuro-Oncology Practice

March 2016; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Palliative Medicine; Radiation Oncology; Clinical Radiology; Neurosurgery. 5429 words.

Background

Glioblastoma (GBM) in children is rare. Pediatric GBM have a distinct molecular profile as compared to adult GBM. There are relatively few studies...

Clinical outcome assessments in neuro-oncology: a regulatory perspective

Joohee Sul, Paul G. Kluetz, Elektra J. Papadopoulos and Patricia Keegan.

in Neuro-Oncology Practice

March 2016; p ublished online December 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Palliative Medicine; Radiation Oncology; Clinical Radiology; Neurosurgery. 4224 words.

Overall survival, progression-free survival, and to a lesser extent objective response rate, have long been the most widely accepted endpoints used to evaluate clinical benefit in oncology...

Compliance with patient-reported outcome assessment in glioma patients: predictors for drop out

Mirjam Renovanz, Marlene Hechtner, Karoline Kohlmann, Mareile Janko, Minou Nadji-Ohl, Susanne Singer, Florian Ringel, Jan Coburger and Anne-Katrin Hickmann.

in Neuro-Oncology Practice

May 2018; p ublished online October 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Palliative Medicine; Radiation Oncology; Clinical Radiology; Neurosurgery. 6290 words.

Abstract

Background

Patient-reported outcomes are of high importance in clinical neuro-oncology. However,...

Compliance with reporting guidelines by Australian pathologists: an audit of the quality of histopathology reporting in high-grade glioma

Alison White, Vicki Fabian, Kerrie McDonald and Anna K. Nowak.

in Neuro-Oncology Practice

June 2016; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Palliative Medicine; Radiation Oncology; Clinical Radiology; Neurosurgery. 4902 words.

Background

Diagnostic pathology reports inform management plans for patients with glioma, and there is an increasing clinical need for molecular testing. We...