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germ cell

a sexual reproductive cell; gamete

germ cell

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Prognostic variables for response and outcome in patients with extragonadal germ-cell tumors.
Refractory anemia with excess of blasts and isochromosome 12p in a patient with primary mediastinal germ-cell tumor.
Thrombocytopenia and extragonadal germ-cell neoplasm.
2 ng/L (normal: 18 to 41); these values suggested a diagnosis of a malignant extragonadal germ-cell tumor.
Extragonadal germ-cell tumors are very rare, accounting for as few as 2 to 5% of all germ-cell neoplasms) When they do occur, they usually do so in young men.
2) Like gonadal neoplasms, extragonadal germ-cell tumors are classified as either seminomatous or nonseminomatous.
There is no gold-standard treatment for extragonadal germ-cell carcinoma.
Stage I non-seminomatous germ-cell tumours of the testis: identification of a subgroup of patients with a very low risk of relapse.
Long-term follow-up of a phase III study of three versus four cycles of bleomycin, etoposide, and cisplatin in favorable-prognosis germ-cell tumour s: the Indian University experience.
Refining the optimal chemotherapy regimen for good-risk metastatic nonseminomatous germ-cell tumour s: a randomized trial of the Genito-Urinary Group of the French Federation of Cancer Centers (GETUG T93BP).
Comparison of two standard chemotherapy regimens for good-prognosis germ-cell tumours: a randomised trial.
First-line high-dose chemotherapy +/- radiation therapy in patients with metastatic germ-cell cancer and brain metastases.