Bilateral testicular tumours: prevalence and clinical implications.

  title={Bilateral testicular tumours: prevalence and clinical implications.},
  author={C Carsten Bokemeyer and Hans-Joachim Schmoll and Patrick Sch{\"o}ffski and Andreas Harstrick and M Bading and Hubert Poliwoda},
  journal={European journal of cancer},
  volume={29A 6},
In a series of 773 patients with the diagnosis of a testicular germ cell tumour, treated at Hannover University Medical School between 1972 and 1985 and with a median follow-up of 9 years (60-210 months), bilateral testicular tumours occurred in 27 (3.5%) patients. None of 157 patients receiving chemotherapy for metastatic disease of the first tumour developed a metachronous bilateral tumour. Of 24 patients with metachronous tumours 23 had stage I and 1 patient had stage II at the time of… CONTINUE READING
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