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Germinoma

A malignant neoplasm of the germinal tissue of the GONADS; MEDIASTINUM; or pineal region. Germinomas are uniform in appearance, consisting of large, round cells with vesicular nuclei and clear or finely granular eosinophilic-staining cytoplasm. (Stedman, 265th ed; from DeVita Jr et al., Cancer: Principles & Practice of Oncology, 3d ed, pp1642-3)
Also Known As:
Germinomas
Networked: 518 relevant articles (52 outcomes, 39 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Neoplasms (Cancer)
2. Germ Cell and Embryonal Neoplasms (Germ Cell Tumor)
3. Teratoma (Teratoid Tumor)
4. Endodermal Sinus Tumor (Endodermal Sinus Tumors)
5. Embryonal Carcinoma

Experts

1. Finlay, Jonathan L: 9 articles (11/2015 - 04/2002)
2. Dhall, Girish: 8 articles (11/2015 - 04/2010)
3. Sawamura, Yutaka: 7 articles (12/2010 - 02/2002)
4. Takeshima, Hideo: 6 articles (08/2015 - 07/2002)
5. Kumabe, Toshihiro: 6 articles (08/2015 - 09/2002)
6. Sugiyama, Kazuhiko: 5 articles (08/2015 - 07/2008)
7. Matsutani, Masao: 5 articles (08/2015 - 10/2004)
8. Tominaga, Teiji: 5 articles (08/2015 - 06/2006)
9. Hirano, Hirofumi: 5 articles (07/2014 - 07/2002)
10. Liang, Muh-Lii: 5 articles (11/2012 - 11/2008)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Germinoma:
1. Cisplatin (Platino)FDA LinkGeneric
2. Etoposide (VP 16)FDA LinkGeneric
3. alpha-Fetoproteins (AFP)IBA
4. Chorionic Gonadotropin (Human Chorionic Gonadotropin)FDA LinkGeneric
5. placental alkaline phosphataseIBA
6. Carboplatin (JM8)FDA LinkGeneric
7. Cyclophosphamide (Cytoxan)FDA LinkGeneric
8. Transcription Factors (Transcription Factor)IBA
9. IceIBA
10. Gadolinium DTPA (Magnevist)FDA Link

Therapies and Procedures

1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
2. Radiotherapy
3. Combination Drug Therapy (Combination Chemotherapy)
4. Aftercare (After-Treatment)
5. Adjuvant Chemotherapy