Risk factors for testicular germ cell tumours by histological tumour type

  title={Risk factors for testicular germ cell tumours by histological tumour type},
  author={Carol Coupland and Clair E.D. Chilvers and Gwyneth K. Davey and Malcolm C. Pike and R Timothy D Oliver and David Forman},
  journal={British Journal of Cancer},
  pages={1859 - 1863}
SummaryThere are two main histological groups of testicular germ cell tumours, which may have different risk factors. Some authors have analysed potential risk factors by histological group but few consistent differences have been identified. In this paper we examine risk factors for pure seminoma and other tumours using data from the United Kingdom case control study of testicular cancer. Seven hundred and ninety-four cases were included in the study, each with a matched control; 400 cases had… CONTINUE READING
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