Advances in the Treatment of Testicular Cancer

  title={Advances in the Treatment of Testicular Cancer},
  author={H. G. Kopp and Markus Antonius Kuczyk and Johannes Classen and Arnulf Stenzl and Lothar Kanz and Frank Mayer and Michael Bamberg and Prof. Dr J{\"o}rg Thomas Hartmann},
Testicular cancer is the most common solid tumour in young men, and the treatment of testicular germ cell tumours (TGCT) has been called a success story of medical oncology, germ cell cancer being regarded as the “model of a curable neoplasm”. Even with metastatic disease, high cure rates can be achieved: the overall 5-year survival for all stages of TGCT is approximately 80%. Today, elaborate systems for prognostic evaluation for gonadal and extragonadal germ cell tumours facilitate the choice… CONTINUE READING
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