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 28 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Extragonadal GCT: a rare case report of sacrococcygeal pure yolk sac tumor.
 

Author(s): Nilesh P Pawar, Suresh V Mahajan, Rajendra A Chaudhari, Sapna D Chavan

Journal: Indian J Pathol Microbiol. ;56(3):329-31.

 

Last Updated: 24 Oct 2013

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Yolk sac tumor of the ovary: a retrospective multicenter study of 33 Japanese women by Tohoku Gynecologic Cancer Unit (TGCU).
 

Author(s): Takanobu Kojimahara, Kenji Nakahara, Tadao Takano, Nobuo Yaegashi, Hiroshi Nishiyama, Keiya Fujimori, Naoki Sato, Yukihiro Terada, Toru Tase, Yoshihito Yokoyama, Hideki Mizunuma, Tadahiro Shoji, Toru Sugiyama, Hirohisa Kurachi

Journal: Tohoku J. Exp. Med.. 2013 ;230(4):211-7.

 

Yolk sac tumor (YST) of the ovary is a rare germ cell tumor comprising about 1% of all ovarian malignancies. YST usually occurs as a rapidly growing unilateral tumor in young women. With the introduction of cisplatin, YST has been changed from a fatal tumor to a curable tumor. The ...

Last Updated: 5 Aug 2013

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A bilateral primary yolk sac tumor of the lung associated with chromosome 3 polysomy: understanding the Oct 3/4 and Sox 2 interaction.
 

Author(s): Shitij Arora, Harish Patel, Pervez Mir, Sneha Mishra, Amita Kalra, Harinder Sawhney, Frantz Duffoo, Mike Macera, Afaf Abdu, William Thelmo

Journal: Cancer Biol. Ther.. 2013 Jan;14(1):1-4.

 

Extragonadal germ cell tumors (EGCTs) in the lung are extremely rare and their pathogenesis is poorly understood. We report a case in a 48-year-old female which was very aggressive and stained positive for primoridial germ cell markers. Interestingly, there was chromosome 3 polysomy ...

Last Updated: 9 Jan 2013

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

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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Gastric yolk sac tumor: a case report and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Yeon Soo Kim, Seok Hyun Kim, Jae Koo Seong, Byung Seok Lee, Hyun Yong Jeong, Kyu Sang Song

Journal: Korean J. Intern. Med.. 2009 Jun;24(2):143-6.

 

Gastric yolk sac tumors are extremely rare and their prognosis is poor; most patients have widespread metastases at the time of diagnosis. The treatment of gastric yolk sac tumors consists of aggressive chemotherapy combined with radiotherapy and surgery. Here, we first report a case ...

Last Updated: 22 Jun 2009

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Animal model of human disease: yolk sac carcinoma (endodermal sinus tumor).
 

Author(s): I Damjanov

Journal: Am. J. Pathol.. 1980 Feb;98(2):569-72.

 

Last Updated: 17 Apr 1980

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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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: 17 Feb 2014

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Study of Fixed vs. Flexible Filgrastim to Accelerate Bone Marrow Recovery After Chemotherapy in Children With Cancer
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Childhood Central Nervous System Choriocarcinoma; Childhood Central Nervous System Germinoma; Childhood Central Nervous System Mixed Germ Cell Tumor; Childhood Central Nervous System Teratoma; Childhood Central Nervous System Yolk Sac Tumor; Childhood Choroid Plexus Tumor; Childhood Craniopharyngioma; Childhood Ependymoblastoma; Childhood Extracranial Germ Cell Tumor; Childhood Grade I Meningioma; Childhood Grade II Meningioma; Childhood Grade III Meningioma; Childhood High-grade Cerebellar Astrocytoma; Childhood High-grade Cerebral Astrocytoma; Childhood Infratentorial Ependymoma; Childhood Low-grade Cerebellar Astrocytoma; Childhood Low-grade Cerebral Astrocytoma; Childhood Malignant Ovarian Germ Cell Tumor; Childhood Malignant Testicular Germ Cell Tumor; Childhood Medulloepithelioma; Childhood Supratentorial Ependymoma; Childhood Teratoma; Recurrent Childhood Anaplastic Astrocytoma; Recurrent Childhood Anaplastic Oligoastrocytoma; Recurrent Childhood Anaplastic Oligodendroglioma; Recurrent Childhood Brain Stem Glioma; Recurrent Childhood Central Nervous System Embryonal Tumor; Recurrent Childhood Cerebellar Astrocytoma; Recurrent Childhood Cerebral Astrocytoma; Recurrent Childhood Diffuse Astrocytoma; Recurrent Childhood Ependymoma; Recurrent Childhood Fibrillary Astrocytoma; Recurrent Childhood Gemistocytic Astrocytoma; Recurrent Childhood Giant Cell Glioblastoma; Recurrent Childhood Glioblastoma; Recurrent Childhood Gliomatosis Cerebri; Recurrent Childhood Gliosarcoma; Recurrent Childhood Malignant Germ Cell Tumor; Recurrent Childhood Medulloblastoma; Recurrent Childhood Oligoastrocytoma; Recurrent Childhood Oligodendroglioma; Recurrent Childhood Pilocytic Astrocytoma; Recurrent Childhood Pilomyxoid Astrocytoma; Recurrent Childhood Pineoblastoma; Recurrent Childhood Pleomorphic Xanthoastrocytoma; Recurrent Childhood Protoplasmic Astrocytoma; Recurrent Childhood Soft Tissue Sarcoma; Recurrent Childhood Subependymal Giant Cell Astrocytoma; Recurrent Childhood Supratentorial Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumor; Recurrent Childhood Visual Pathway and Hypothalamic Glioma; Recurrent Childhood Visual Pathway Glioma; Recurrent Neuroblastoma; Recurrent Osteosarcoma; Recurrent Retinoblastoma; Recurrent Wilms Tumor and Other Childhood Kidney Tumors; Recurrent/Refractory Childhood Hodgkin Lymphoma; Unspecified Childhood Solid Tumor, Protocol Specific

 

Last Updated: 21 Jun 2014

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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: 4 Mar 2014

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