Germ Cell Tumors

Germ Cell Tumors

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Crafted as a descriptive and visual text, Germ Cell Tumors features definitive reviews of the biology, diagnosis, and management of germ cell tumors. Incorporating extensive illustrations and tables, this book reviews the progress that has been made in the curative therapy of germ cell tumors over the past 25 years, progress that has lead to the positioning of germ cell tumor therapy as the paradigm of curative treatment in adult solid tumors. Most of the work has been produced on a multi-disciplinary basis, emphasizing the use of different diagnostic, laboratory, imaging, and management tools. In addition to a scientific and clinical review, a series of detailed discussions on the psychosocial issues, patient support, and management of the occasional problem cases that do not result in cure are featured. Germ Cell Tumors has been carefully illustrated with new photographs that illustrate diagnostic approaches, surgical techniques, and management complications. Extensive graphs and tables illustrate the results of treatment.Since none of these patients was treated with aPSCT, the data in this study are a sharp reminder of the importance of randomized ... care and the continuing emergence of new agents, makes it nearly impossible to answer this question for GCT patients in relapse. ... that arise in about 2% of patients with mediastinal GCTs and rarely in patients with a testicular primary GCT**aquot;share a chromosomal markeranbsp;...

Title:Germ Cell Tumors
Author:Derek Raghavan
Publisher:PMPH-USA - 2003


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