[Germ cell tumors in children and adolescents].

  title={[Germ cell tumors in children and adolescents].},
  author={Ulrich Goebel and Gabriele Calaminus and Dieter Harms},
  volume={84 39},
3.7% of the diagnoses in the Pediatric Tumour Registry (Zentrales Tumor-Register) of the German Society for Pediatric Oncology and Haematology (Gesellschaft für Pädiatrische Onkologie und Hämatologie) concern germ cell tumors. The annual incidence has increased from 0.22 in 1980 to 0.60 per 100,000 children in 1992. The most common localizations are the coccygeal region (25%), followed by the testes (20%), the ovaries (20%) or the brain (20%). Some malignant germ cell tumors tend to secret the… CONTINUE READING


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 16 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…