New PDF release: Cancer of the Testis

By Ferran Algaba, Isabell A. Sesterhenn (auth.), M. Pilar Laguna, Peter Albers, Carsten Bokemeyer, Jerome P. Richie (eds.)

ISBN-10: 1848003692

ISBN-13: 9781848003699

ISBN-10: 1848003706

ISBN-13: 9781848003705

Cancer of the Testis offers a radical account of each point of this affliction, together with histology, hazard components, analysis, medical presentation, analysis and remedy. also, there's a concentrate on the pertinent problems with fertility, overdue results of fundamental treatment, follow-up after fundamental remedy and testicular melanoma in childhood.

With a world authorship made from some of the key participants to the sphere, this e-book brings jointly a wealthy and balanced variety of views.

A state of the art reference quantity on testicular melanoma, this e-book is vital analyzing for urologists, clinical oncologists and radio-oncologists.

M. Pilar Laguna, MD PhD, is an affiliate Professor in Urology on the collage of Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Peter Albers, MD, is Chairman of the dep. of Urology at Dusseldorf college, Germany.

Carsten Bokemeyer, MD, is Director of Oncology and Hematology at Hubertus Wald Tumorzentrum on the college clinical middle in Hamburg, Germany.

Jerome P. Richie, MD, is the Elliot C. Cutler Professor of Urologic surgical procedure at Harvard scientific institution and leader of Urology at Brigham and Women’s health center in Boston, USA.

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Medicine 64:270–283 Cheng L, Sung MT, Cossu-Rocca P, Jones TD, MacLennan GT, De Jong J, Lopez-Beltran A, Montironi R, Looijenga LH (2007) OCT4: biological functions and clinical applications as a marker of germ cell neoplasia. J Pathol 211:1–9 Cheville JC, Sebo TJ, Lager DJ, Bostwick DG et al (1998) Leydig cell tumor of the testis: a clinicopathologic, DNA content, and MIB-1 comparison of nonmetastasizing and metastasizing. Am J Surg Pathol 22:1361–1367 Chung PW, Bayley AJ, Sweet J, Jewett MA, Tew-George B, Gospodarowicz MK, Warde PR (2004) Spermatocytic seminoma: a review.

They can also be positive for PLAP and c-kit. The stromal cells are positive for inhibin, Müllerian-inhibiting substance, and WT-1 (Hussong et al. 1997). Sometimes, the germ cells of a gonadoblastoma transgress the margins of the nests and grow as a seminoma or embryonal carcinoma with only small foci of gonadoblastoma within them or at their margins. The type of germ cell tumor should be specified. These tumors consist of nonspecific spindle cells, which are identifiable as stromal tumors by the occasional presence of Leydig, Sertoli, or granulosa cells (Ulbright et al.

Both display the same histologic patterns as their ovarian counterparts. 6 Granulosa Cell Tumor, Adult Type Only 27 cases were reported in the literature. The patients range in age from 10 to 80 years with most in the third to sixth decades. The symptoms are usually a mass, and in 25% of patients gynecomastia (Mostofi et al. 1959; Nistal et al. 1992a; Jimenez-Quintero et al. 1993; Wang et al. 2002). Five patients developed metastases. The gross appearance is grayish-white or yellow, and homogeneous or lobulated.

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