Epigenetic and risk factors of testicular germ cell tumors: a brief review.

  title={Epigenetic and risk factors of testicular germ cell tumors: a brief review.},
  author={Daniel Adrian Landero-Huerta and Rosa Mar{\'i}a Vigueras-Villase{\~n}or and Emiy Yokoyama-Rebollar and Elena Ar{\'e}chaga-Ocampo and Julio C{\'e}sar Rojas-Casta{\~n}eda and Francisco Jim{\'e}nez-Trejo and Margarita Ch{\'a}vez-Salda{\~n}a},
  journal={Frontiers in bioscience},
Testicular germ cell cancer (TGCT) is the most common malignancy among young adult males, which has become important due to its increased incidence and mortality in the population worldwide. The etiology is multifactorial. Recent studies have shown some associations between the development of isolated TGCT and certain risk factors, such as exposure to endocrine disruptors, cryptorchidism, and family history of cancer, in order to identify the key pieces in carcinogenesis. Some of the most… 

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