Resection of primary mediastinal non-seminomatous germ cell tumors: A 28-year experience at memorial sloan-kettering cancer center Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Mediastinal Neoplasms
  • Neoplasm Recurrence, Local
  • Neoplasm, Residual
  • Neoplasms, Germ Cell and Embryonal
  • Teratoma

abstract

  • In a cohort of PMNGCT patients in which 91% of the patients underwent complete posttherapy resection, response to chemotherapy, measured by normalized or decreased preoperative tumor markers, was the strongest predictor of improved survival.

publication date

  • July 2011

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/JTO.0b013e31821d513e

PubMed ID

  • 21610519

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1236

end page

  • 41

volume

  • 6

number

  • 7