Chemotherapy of Testicular Cancer

  title={Chemotherapy of Testicular Cancer},
  author={Ikram A. Burney and Graham M. Mead},
vances in the management of metastatic germ cell cancer of the testis. Prior to the advent of cisplatin-containing chemotherapy in the mid1970s, chemotherapy was highly toxic, and gave poor results, with cure unusual in those with advanced disease. Following the introduction of cisplatin, and subsequently etoposide, progress has been rapid, not least in the development of ancillary drugs (e.g., 5-hydroxytryptamine [5HT3] antagonists and growth factors). Modern therapy is now usually curative… CONTINUE READING