Estrogen and Progesterone Receptors in Central Nervous System Tumors

  • Roberto Buonaguidi
  • Roberto Giordani
  • Fernando Faggionato
  • Maria Cristina Cagno
  • Maria Rita Metelli
  • Marco Ferdeghini
Part of the Developments in Oncology book series (DION, volume 52)


The interest in the study of the influence and the effects of steroid hormones on Central Nervous System (CNS) is increased in recent years, especially to evaluate and explore the possibility of therapeutic hormonal treatment in different neurological diseases (1).

Key words

Steroid Receptors CNS Tumors Meningioma 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Roberto Buonaguidi
    • 1
  • Roberto Giordani
    • 1
  • Fernando Faggionato
    • 2
  • Maria Cristina Cagno
    • 2
  • Maria Rita Metelli
    • 2
  • Marco Ferdeghini
    • 3
  1. 1.Institute of NeurosurgeryUniversity of PisaPisaItaly
  2. 2.2nd Medical ClinicUniversity of PisaPisaItaly
  3. 3.Nuclear MedicineUniversity of PisaPisaItaly

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