Management of disseminated nonseminomatous germ cell tumors with risk-based chemotherapy followed by response-guided postchemotherapy surgery.

@article{Kollmannsberger2010ManagementOD,
  title={Management of disseminated nonseminomatous germ cell tumors with risk-based chemotherapy followed by response-guided postchemotherapy surgery.},
  author={Christian K. Kollmannsberger and Siamak Daneshmand and Alan K.W. So and Kim N. Chi and Nevin R Murray and Christie Moore and Brandon M. Hayes-Lattin and Craig J Nichols},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  year={2010},
  volume={28 4},
  pages={537-42}
}
PURPOSE The management of patients with a radiographic complete response after chemotherapy remains controversial. The current study assesses the outcome for a modern, unselected patient population with disseminated testicular cancer with particular emphasis on those achieving a radiographic complete remission to combination chemotherapy. PATIENTS AND METHODS All patients with disseminated nonseminoma seen between 1999 and 2007 at the British Columbia Cancer Agency (BCCA) as well as through… CONTINUE READING