Testicular Germ Cell Tumor

Known as: Germ Cell Neoplasm of Testis, TGCT, MALE GERM CELL TUMOR 
A germ cell tumor arising from the testis. Representative examples include teratoma, seminoma, embryonal carcinoma, and yolk sac tumor.
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1977-2018
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2013
2013
Cryptorchidism is one of the few known risk factors for testicular germ cell tumors (TGCT). It has been postulated that other… (More)
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2013
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2013
We conducted a meta-analysis to identify new susceptibility loci for testicular germ cell tumor (TGCT). In the discovery phase… (More)
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2011
2011
BACKGROUND Since the early 1970s, the incidence of testicular germ cell tumors (TGCTs) in the United States has been increasing… (More)
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2011
2011
Susceptibility to testicular germ cell tumors (TGCT) has a significant heritable component, and genome-wide association studies… (More)
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2009
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2009
Testicular germ cell tumors (TGCT) have been expected to have a strong underlying genetic component. We conducted a genome-wide… (More)
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2009
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2009
We conducted a genome-wide association study for testicular germ cell tumor (TGCT), genotyping 307,666 SNPs in 730 cases and 1… (More)
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2008
2008
BACKGROUND Exposure to endocrine-disrupting chemicals, such as persistent organochlorine pesticides, has been suggested to… (More)
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2006
2006
Testicular germ cell tumors (TGCT) are the most common cancer among men ages 15 to 35 years in the United States. The well… (More)
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2005
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2005
Testicular germ cell tumor (TGCT) is the most common cancer in young men. Despite a considerable familial component to TGCT risk… (More)
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2000
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2000
Testicular germ-cell tumours (TGCT) affect 1 in 500 men and are the most common cancer in males aged 15–40 in Western European… (More)
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