Malignant germ cell tumors in childhood.

@article{Nair1994MalignantGC,
  title={Malignant germ cell tumors in childhood.},
  author={Reena Nair and Suresh K Pai and T K Saikia and Chandrika N. Nair and Purna A. Kurkure and Ramesh Gopal and Mrudula Sampat and Suresh Advani},
  journal={Journal of surgical oncology},
  year={1994},
  volume={56 3},
  pages={
          186-90
        }
}
The outlook for patients with germ cell tumors was poor before the advent of effective chemotherapy. In this study the outcome of multiagent chemotherapy in children treated for germ cell tumor is assessed. Between January 1984 and December 1990, 107 patients were diagnosed to have germ cell tumors. Postsurgical therapy was based on tumor site, stage, and histology. Combination chemotherapy was employed in patients with Stages I and II disease with postoperative raised tumor markers and all… CONTINUE READING

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