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Embryonal Carcinoma Summary

Description: A highly malignant, primitive form of carcinoma, probably of germinal cell or teratomatous derivation, usually arising in a gonad and rarely in other sites. It is rare in the female ovary, but in the male it accounts for 20% of all testicular tumors. (From Dorland, 27th ed & Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 3d ed, p1595)

Also Known As: Carcinoma, Embryonal; Carcinomas, Embryonal; Embryonal Carcinomas

Networked: 1029 relevant articles (22 outcomes, 80 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Embryonal Carcinoma

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Cisplatin (Platino) : 2 outcomes 4 studies in 38 results : FDA 6 Generic
  2. alpha-Fetoproteins (AFP) : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 80 results : IBA
  3. Keratins (Keratin) : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 17 results : IBA
  4. Tretinoin (Retinoic Acid) : 1 outcome 11 studies in 187 results : FDA 27 Generic
  5. Transcription Factors (Transcription Factor) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 14 results : IBA
  6. Nonseminomatous germ cell tumor : 1 outcome 2 studies in 13 results : IBA
  7. Antibodies : 1 outcome 1 study in 16 results : IBA
  8. Surface Antigens (Surface Antigen) : 1 outcome 1 study in 8 results : IBA
  9. Vinculin : 1 outcome 1 study in 4 results : IBA
  10. Mitomycin (Mitomycin-C) : 1 outcome 1 study in 2 results : FDA 7 Generic
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Diseases Related to Embryonal Carcinoma

  1. Choriocarcinoma
  2. Neoplasms (Cancer)
  3. Endodermal Sinus Tumor (Endodermal Sinus Tumors)
  4. Seminoma
  5. Germ Cell and Embryonal Neoplasms (Germ Cell Tumor)
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Key Therapies for Embryonal Carcinoma

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  1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 6 outcomes 1 study in 63 results
  2. Radiotherapy : 3 outcomes in 16 results
  3. Combination Drug Therapy (Combination Chemotherapy) : 2 outcomes in 7 results
  4. Orchiectomy (Orchidectomy) : 1 outcome 1 study in 56 results
  5. Lymph Node Excision (Lymph Node Dissection) : 1 outcome 1 study in 32 results
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