Gonadal and extragonadal germ cell tumours in the United States, 1973-2007.

  title={Gonadal and extragonadal germ cell tumours in the United States, 1973-2007.},
  author={Andreas Stang and B Trabert and Nicolas Wentzensen and Michael Blaise Cook and Carsten Rusner and J Wolter Oosterhuis and Katherine A McGlynn},
  journal={International journal of andrology},
  volume={35 4},
Germ cell tumours (GCTs) most often arise in the gonads, but some develop extragonadally. The aim of this study was to examine gender- and race-specific trends in incidence and survival of gonadal (GGCTs) and extragonadal GCTs (EGCTs) in the US from 1973 to 2007. We also examined the topographical distribution of EGCTs by race and gender. We estimated age-specific and age-standardized incidence rates and 5-year relative survival rates (RSR) of GCTs using the Surveillance, Epidemiology and End… CONTINUE READING
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