Open access peer-reviewed Edited volume

Germ Cell Tumor

The book aims to provide an overview of current knowledge regarding germ cell tumors. It deals with the clinical presentations, treatment modalities, the biology and genetics of germ cell tumors in children and adults. Most chapters are focused on testicular germ cell tumors whose incidence has been increasing in young males. Included are reviews on the pathogenesis, risk factors, diagnosis and treatment regimens applied to precursor, pre-invasive lesions as well as to seminomatous and non-seminomatous germ cell tumors of the testes. In addition, a review is included on the diagnosis and current management options for intracranial germ cell tumors in children. Authors have also contributed articles on the genetics and epigenetics of germ cell tumor development in humans and in the mouse model system. This book will be of interest to scientists, physicians and lay readers wishing to review recent developments in the field of germ cell cancers.

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Germ Cell TumorEdited by Angabin Matin

Published: March 30th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1620

ISBN: 978-953-51-0456-8

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12261 Total Chapter Downloads

4 Web of Science Citations

6 Dimensions Citations

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1. Intratubular Germ Cell Neoplasms of the Testis and Bilateral Testicular Tumors: Clinical Significance and Management Options

By Nick W. Liu, Michael C. Risk and Timothy A. Masterson

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2. Management of Nonseminomatous Germ Cell Tumor of the Testis

By Paul H. Johnston and Stephen D.W. Beck

1767

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3. Diagnostic Imaging of Intracranial Germ Cell Tumors: A Review

By Takamitsu Fujimaki

3042

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4. Testicular Germ Cell Tumours - A European and UK Perspective

By Nikhil Vasdev and Andrew C. Thorpe

1865

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5. Mouse Models of Testicular Germ Cell Tumors

By Delphine Carouge and Joseph H. Nadeau

1225

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6. Epigenetic Modifications in Testicular Germ Cell Tumors

By Christopher J. Payne

1847

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7. Claudins and Germ Cell Tumors

By Ylermi Soini

1108

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