The role of surgery in advanced testicular cancer.

@article{Donohue1984TheRO,
  title={The role of surgery in advanced testicular cancer.},
  author={John Patrick Donohue and Randall G. Rowland},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={1984},
  volume={54 11 Suppl},
  pages={2716-21}
}
Advanced testicular cancer is best treated with combination platinum-based chemotherapy as primary therapy. If there is only moderate tumor bulk at presentation, many patients will achieve a complete remission and have no evidence of disease thereafter. Those with more bulky tumor who obtain a partial remission should then have residual tumor completely resected by surgery. This effectively restages the patient, provides therapeutic benefit to many, and determines the need for additional… CONTINUE READING

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