Metastatic nonseminomatous germ cell tumors of the testis: results of elective and salvage surgery for patients with residual retroperitoneal masses.

@article{Hendry2002MetastaticNG,
  title={Metastatic nonseminomatous germ cell tumors of the testis: results of elective and salvage surgery for patients with residual retroperitoneal masses.},
  author={William F Hendry and A. R. Norman and David Paul Dearnaley and Cyril Fisher and Judy Nicholls and Robert A Huddart and Alan H. Horwich},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2002},
  volume={94 6},
  pages={1668-76}
}
BACKGROUND A mass may persist in the para-aortic region after patients undergo chemotherapy for metastatic, nonseminomatous germ cell tumor of the testis (NSGCT). Retroperitoneal lymphadenectomy removes the mass, which may contain residual active malignancy, and allows histologic assessment of the effectiveness of the chemotherapy. Whereas some have favored… CONTINUE READING