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Steroid Sex Hormones in Non-Pituitary Brain Tumours

  • C. Davis
  • J. Jones
  • E. Yoshino
  • J. Darling
  • G. Carter
  • J. Zaher
  • D. Thomas
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Part of the Developments in Oncology book series (DION, volume 52)

Abstract

It has long been known that meningiomas are commoner in women than men and indeed hormonal manipulation is the second oldest form of treatment in cancer after surgery.

Key words

Brain tumours Steroid hormone receptors 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Davis
    • 1
    • 2
  • J. Jones
    • 1
    • 2
  • E. Yoshino
    • 1
    • 2
  • J. Darling
    • 1
    • 2
  • G. Carter
    • 1
    • 2
  • J. Zaher
    • 1
    • 2
  • D. Thomas
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.National Hospital for Nervous DiseasesQueen Square, LondonUK
  2. 2.Charing Cross HospitalLondonUK

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