Germ-cell tumors in childhood and adolescence

  title={Germ-cell tumors in childhood and adolescence},
  author={U B Gobel and Dominik T. Schneider and Gabriele Calaminus and Rainer J. Haas and Piroska Schmidt and D. A. Harms},
In mature and immature teratoma the treatment is surgical. The risk of recurrence can be estimated from the parameters primary site (with the coccygeal tumors being most at risk), histological grade of immaturity and completeness of the primary resection including the adjacent organ of origin (coccyx, ovary, testis etc.). In case of a microscopically complete tumor resection there is no role for adjuvant chemoor radiotherapy irrespective of the histological grade of immaturity. Malignant germ… CONTINUE READING
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