Germinoma

Common Name(s)

Germinoma

Description for this condition is not yet available.
 

Advocacy and Support Organizations

 

Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Germinoma" for support, advocacy or research.

There are currently no organizations listed in Disease InfoSearch that support this condition. Create a listing.

 

 

General Support Organizations

Not finding the support you need? Show General Support Organizations

 
 
Top

How do you compare to others with this condition?

Privately answer questions about your health. Let resources, you select, come to you.

Anonymously share and see how your answers compare with others with this condition while privately providing key pieces of information to medical researchers, disease advocacy groups, and others ONLY YOU select to help speed up cures and better alternatives.

 
 

Advocacy and Support Organizations

 

Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Germinoma" for support, advocacy or research.

There are currently no organizations listed in Disease InfoSearch that support this condition. Create a listing.

 

 

General Support Organizations

Not finding the support you need? Show General Support Organizations

 
 
 
 
Top

Scientific Literature

Articles from the PubMed Database

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Germinoma" returned 74 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Clinical use of (11)C-methionine and (18)F-FDG-PET for germinoma in central nervous system.
 

Author(s): Yoshiyuki Okochi, Takashi Nihashi, Masazumi Fujii, Katsuhiko Kato, Yumiko Okada, Yoshio Ando, Satoshi Maesawa, Shigenori Takebayashi, Toshihiko Wakabayashi, Shinji Naganawa

Journal: Ann Nucl Med. 2014 Feb;28(2):94-102.

 

The purpose of this study was to examine the (11)C-methionine (MET) and (18)F-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) positron emission tomography (PET) findings of central nervous system (CNS) germinoma and the diagnostic utility of these findings.

Last Updated: 18 Feb 2014

Go To URL
An intrasellar germinoma with normal tumor marker concentrations mimicking primary lymphocytic hypophysitis.
 

Author(s): Mariana F Guzzo, Cristina B Formiga Bueno, Thiago T Amancio, Sergio Rosemberg, Cleonice Bueno, Edson L Arioli, Andrea Glezer, Marcello D Bronstein

Journal: Arq Bras Endocrinol Metabol. 2013 Oct;57(7):566-70.

 

Intracranial germinomas (GE) are malignant neoplasms most commonly found in the suprasellar region, which may cause anterior and particularly posterior pituitary hormone deficits with central diabetes insipidus (DI). Differential diagnosis of pituitary stalk thickening includes granulomatous, ...

Last Updated: 15 Nov 2013

Go To URL
[Clinical analysis of 45 patients with intracranial germinoma treated by radiotherapy].
 

Author(s): Jidong Hong, Xia Wang, Yuping Peng, Longyun Wang, Lei Huo, Zaide Han, Qingsong Tu

Journal: Zhong Nan Da Xue Xue Bao Yi Xue Ban. 2013 Mar;38(3):262-7.

 

To report the prospective efficacy of 45 patients intracranial germinoma treated by radiotherapy and discuss its treatment.

Last Updated: 2 Apr 2013

Go To URL

Reviews from the PubMed Database

Review articles summarize what is currently known about a disease. They discuss research previously published by others.
The terms "Germinoma" returned 10 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Germinoma in two brothers: case report.
 

Author(s): Naoki Nitta, Tadateru Fukami, Kazuhiko Nozaki

Journal: Neurol. Med. Chir. (Tokyo). 2013 ;53(10):703-6.

 

We present a third reported case of intracranial germinomas occurring in two brothers. They underwent chemotherapy and radiotherapy after biopsy and are doing well for 10 years and 20 months, respectively. The pertinent literatures are reviewed, and the possible role of heredity in ...

Last Updated: 28 Oct 2013

Go To URL
Intracranial germinoma presenting with hemiatrophy--follow-up results and literature review--two case reports.
 

Author(s): Yuko Sadamura, Kazuhiko Sugiyama, Hiroyuki Uchida, Ryosuke Hanaya, Kuniki Eguchi, Kaoru Kurisu, Kazunori Arita, Hirofumi Hirano

Journal: Neurol. Med. Chir. (Tokyo). 2011 ;51(2):148-52.

 

Two boys aged 8 and 12 years presented with intracranial germinoma manifesting as cerebral hemispheric atrophy, hemiparesis, and decline in academic performance. First magnetic resonance (MR) imaging showed no enhanced lesions, but follow-up MR imaging obtained 12 or 23 months after ...

Last Updated: 1 Mar 2011

Go To URL
Atypical location of germinoma in basal ganglia in adolescents: radiological features and treatment outcomes.
 

Author(s): D D Rasalkar, W C W Chu, F W T Cheng, B K Paunipagar, M K Shing, C K Li

Journal: Br J Radiol. 2010 Mar;83(987):261-7.

 

The objective of this work is to describe the imaging findings, clinical profile and treatment response in four Chinese adolescent patients presenting with ectopic germinoma arising from basal ganglia. The clinical presentation, treatment regimens and the imaging findings at presentation ...

Last Updated: 3 Mar 2010

Go To URL
 
 
Top

Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

There are currently no related results available in GeneReviews.

There are currently no related results available in Genetic Testing Registry.

 
 
Top

Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Standard-Dose Combination Chemotherapy or High-Dose Combination Chemotherapy and Stem Cell Transplant in Treating Patients With Relapsed or Refractory Germ Cell Tumors
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Germ Cell Tumor; Teratoma; Choriocarcinoma; Germinoma; Mixed Germ Cell Tumor; Yolk Sac Tumor; Childhood Teratoma; Malignant Germ Cell Neoplasm; Extragonadal Seminoma; Non-seminomatous Germ Cell Tumor; Seminoma

 

Last Updated: 24 Mar 2015

Go to URL
Exploratory Study of Effects of Radiation Therapy in Pediatric Patients With Central Nervous System Tumors
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma; PNET; Ependymoma; Germinoma; Medulloblastoma

 

Last Updated: 11 Nov 2014

Go to URL
Chemotherapy Followed by Radiation Therapy in Treating Younger Patients With Newly Diagnosed Localized Central Nervous System Germ Cell Tumors
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Childhood Central Nervous System Germ Cell Tumor; Childhood Central Nervous System Germinoma

 

Last Updated: 9 Oct 2014

Go to URL