Gender effect in experimental models of human medulloblastoma: does the estrogen receptor β signaling play a role?

Gian Franco Zannoni, Giovanni Scambia, Daniela Meco, Ilaria De Stefano, Daniele Travaglia, Riccardo Riccardi, Daniela Gallo Guido, Anna Saran, Mariateresa Mancuso

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Abstract

The male-to-female sex ratio for medulloblastoma (MB) is approximately 1.5∶1, female gender being also a favorable prognostic factor. This study aimed at evaluating the impact of gender on MB tumorigenesis.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)e101623-e101623
JournalPLoS One
Volume9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014

Keywords

  • estrogen receptor Beta
  • gender effect
  • medulloblastoma

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