Nonseminomatous germ cell tumors: enlarging masses despite chemotherapy.

  title={Nonseminomatous germ cell tumors: enlarging masses despite chemotherapy.},
  author={David M. Panicek and Guy C. Toner and Robert T. Heelan and George J. Bosl},
  volume={175 2},
In men who otherwise seem to have responded to chemotherapy for nonseminomatous germ cell tumors (NSGCTs), enlarging masses can represent benign tissue rather than residual or recurrent malignancy. One hundred eighty-five men with negative serum tumor markers after first-line chemotherapy for NSGCT underwent surgical resection of residual masses within 6 months after completing therapy. Radiologic examinations revealed 14 patients who had 17 masses (10 retroperitoneal, five pulmonary, two… CONTINUE READING
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