Yolk sac tumor

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Yolk sac tumor

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Yolk sac tumor" returned 37 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Yolk sac tumor of the temporal bone: an unusual presentation as hydrocephalus.
 

Author(s): Mukund Sable, Aanchal Kakkar, Richa Ranjan, Ajay Garg, Sameer Bakhshi, Mehar Chand Sharma

Journal: Neurol India. ;62(6):679-81.

 

Last Updated: 16 Jan 2015

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Experience with the treatment of testicular yolk sac tumor in children: a report of 14 cases.
 

Author(s): X-J Zhou, R-S Zhou, T Fan, C-H Han

Journal: Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2014 ;18(24):3831-3.

 

This paper discusses the optimal treatment for testicular yolk sac tumor at stage I in children.

Last Updated: 5 Jan 2015

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[Testicular yolk sac tumor: a rare entity in adults].
 

Author(s): Mohammed Alami, Abdellatif Janane, Mohamed Abbar, Ahmed Ameur, Mohamed Ghadouane

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Last Updated: 17 Nov 2014

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The terms "Yolk sac tumor" returned 5 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Prognosis of eight Chinese cases of primary vaginal yolk sac tumor with a review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Qiong-Lan Tang, Xue-Feng Jiang, Xiao-Ping Yuan, Yong Liu, Lin Zhang, Xiao-Feng Tang, Jia-Jia Zhou, Hai-Gang Li, Jian-Pei Fang, Lin Xue

Journal: Asian Pac. J. Cancer Prev.. 2014 ;15(21):9395-404.

 

Primary vaginal yolk sac tumor is a rare malignancy in the pediatric population, and a diagnostic challenge and appropriate initial treatment remains unsolved. The aim of this study was to investigate the clinicopathologic features, treatment and prognosis of this tumor.

Last Updated: 25 Nov 2014

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Primary yolk sac tumor of seminal vesicle: a case report and literature review.
 

Author(s): Xu-Dong Yao, Ya-Ping Hong, Ding-Wei Ye, Chao-Fu Wang

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Yolk sac tumor (endodermal sinus tumor) is a rare malignant germ cell tumor arising in the testis or ovary. Extragonadal yolk sac tumor is even rarer and has only been described in case reports. Due to the rarity of the tumors, the appropriately optimal treatment remains unclear. ...

Last Updated: 15 Nov 2012

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[Yolk sac tumor of mouth floor].
 

Author(s): Li-Hui Zhang, Tian Yao, Lan-Yan Wu

Journal: Hua Xi Kou Qiang Yi Xue Za Zhi. 2011 Jun;29(3):332-3.

 

Yolk sac tumor (endodermal sinus tumor) is a malignant germ cell tumor which usually arise in gonads. It is rare occurring in the oral cavity. Here, a yolk sac tumor of mouth floor was reported and relevant literatures were reviewed.

Last Updated: 22 Jul 2011

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DNA Analysis in Samples From Younger Patients With Germ Cell Tumors and Their Parents or Siblings
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Childhood Malignant Ovarian Germ Cell Tumor; Childhood Malignant Testicular Germ Cell Tumor; Ovarian Choriocarcinoma; Ovarian Embryonal Carcinoma; Ovarian Mixed Germ Cell Tumor; Ovarian Teratoma; Ovarian Yolk Sac Tumor; Testicular Choriocarcinoma; Testicular Embryonal Carcinoma; Testicular Seminoma; Testicular Teratoma; Testicular Yolk Sac Tumor

 

Last Updated: 11 May 2015

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

Status: 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: 4 Aug 2015

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Autologous Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Transplant for Germ Cell Tumors
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Childhood Germ Cell Tumor; Ovarian Cancer; Teratoma

 

Last Updated: 10 Apr 2015

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