Seminoma

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Seminoma

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Seminoma" returned 341 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Metachronous testicular seminoma after radiotherapy and chemotherapy: a case report.
 

Author(s): Marcelo Di Gregorio, Marie C├ęcile Nollevaux, Francis Lorge, Lionel D'Hondt

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Bilateral testicular neoplasia is rare, with an incidence ranging from 1 to 5%. Long-term survival has improved in recent years due to advanced diagnostic approaches and new therapeutic methods that are highly effective against germ cell tumors.

Last Updated: 17 May 2016

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Nonpalpable testicular pure seminoma with elevated serum alpha-fetoprotein presenting with retroperitoneal metastasis: a case report.
 

Author(s): Shoichiro Iwatsuki, Taku Naiki, Noriyasu Kawai, Toshiki Etani, Keitaro Iida, Ryosuke Ando, Takashi Nagai, Atsushi Okada, Keiichi Tozawa, Yosuke Sugiyama, Takahiro Yasui

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Patients with a primary pure seminoma in the testis who have elevated serum alpha-fetoprotein are rare and should be treated as patients with nonseminomatous germ cell tumors. However, nonpalpable testicular tumors in this condition have never been reported. We describe a case of ...

Last Updated: 6 May 2016

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Inguinal lymphnode metastatic testicular seminoma: A case report and review of literature.
 

Author(s): Shishir Shah

Journal: Indian J Cancer. ;52(1):51-2.

 

Last Updated: 3 Feb 2016

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The terms "Seminoma" returned 28 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Prognostic factors for tumor recurrence in patients with clinical stage I seminoma undergoing surveillance--protocol for a systematic review.
 

Author(s): Frank Kunath, Annabel Spek, Katrin Jensen, Friedemann Zengerling, Stefanie Schmidt

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Testicular cancer is primarily treated with the surgical removal of the affected testis. About 50% of testicular cancer patients present with a stage I seminoma. If no chemo- or radiotherapy as adjuvant treatment is initiated after orchiectomy, 15-20% of these patients will develop ...

Last Updated: 19 Dec 2015

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Diagnostic performance of fluorine-18-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography in the postchemotherapy management of patients with seminoma: systematic review and meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Giorgio Treglia, Ramin Sadeghi, Salvatore Annunziata, Carmelo Caldarella, Francesco Bertagna, Luca Giovanella

Journal: Biomed Res Int. 2014 ;2014():852681.

 

To meta-analyze published data about the diagnostic performance of fluorine-18-Fluorodeoxyglucose ((18)F-FDG) positron emission tomography (PET) and PET/computed tomography (PET/CT) in the postchemotherapy management of patients with seminoma.

Last Updated: 25 Jun 2014

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First case of bilateral, synchronous anaplastic variant of spermatocytic seminoma treated with radical orchifunicolectomy as single approach: case report and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Giorgio Gentile, Francesca Giunchi, Riccardo Schiavina, Alessandro Franceschelli, Marco Borghesi, Ziv Zukerman, Matteo Cevenini, Valerio Vagnoni, Daniele Romagnoli, Fulvio Colombo, Giuseppe Martorana, Eugenio Brunocilla

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Spermatocytic Seminoma (SS) is less common than the Classic variant, as its incidence ranges between 1.3% and 2.3% of all seminomas. Generally SS is diagnosed in men older than 50 years. The Anaplastic variant of Spermatocytic Seminoma is characterized by an earlier onset when compared ...

Last Updated: 7 Apr 2014

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Therapy De-escalation in Seminoma Stage IIA/B
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Seminoma

 

Last Updated: 12 Dec 2016

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Therapeutic Strategy Guided by PET-TDM for Patients With Seminoma
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Seminoma

 

Last Updated: 8 Jun 2016

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Retroperitoneal Lymph Node Dissection in Treating Patients With Stage I-IIA Testicular Seminoma
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Lymphadenopathy; Stage I Testicular Seminoma; Stage II Testicular Seminoma

 

Last Updated: 12 Jan 2017

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