Bilateral malignant testicular germ cell cancer.

  title={Bilateral malignant testicular germ cell cancer.},
  author={S Kristianslund and Sophie D Fossa and Kjell Kjellevold},
  journal={British journal of urology},
  volume={58 1},
Twenty-six of approximately 1300 patients (1.9%) with unilateral testicular cancer developed a second primary germ cell cancer (seminoma 18; non-seminoma 8). Patients with previous seminoma had a significantly higher risk of developing a new seminoma than those with a previous non-seminoma. The diagnosis of second primary was made within 3 years of the first diagnosis in only 50% of the patients. In patients with a history of undescended and/or atrophic testes the interval significantly… CONTINUE READING