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Gene Expression In Meningiomas May Vary By Hormone Receptor Status

An association between hormones and meningioma has long been postulated, but the specific nature of this relationship has remained unclear. Now researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) have found preliminary evidence that the expression of a number of genes appears to be associated with the presence of hormone receptors, specifically receptors for progesterone. This research is published in the January 1, 2008 issue of Cancer Research.

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