Why does Jack, and not Jill, break his crown? Sex disparity in brain tumors

@inproceedings{Sun2011WhyDJ,
  title={Why does Jack, and not Jill, break his crown? Sex disparity in brain tumors},
  author={Tao Sun and Nicole M. Warrington and Joshua Rubin},
  booktitle={Biology of Sex Differences},
  year={2011}
}
It is often reported that brain tumors occur more frequently in males, and that males suffer a worse outcome from brain tumors than females. If correct, these observations suggest that sex plays a fundamental role in brain tumor biology. The following review of the literature regarding primary and metastatic brain tumors, reveals that brain tumors do occur more frequently in males compared to females regardless of age, tumor histology, or region of the world. Sexually dimorphic mechanisms that… CONTINUE READING

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