Bilateral testicular germ cell tumors in Turkey: Increase in incidence in last decade and evaluation of risk factors in 30 patients

Bulent A., Taner D. R. , Tolga T. , Sertac Y., Celik T., Ferruh Z., ...More

JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, vol.178, no.1, pp.129-133, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 178 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.juro.2007.03.027
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF UROLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.129-133
  • Keywords: testis, testicular neoplasms, neoplasms, germ cell and embryonal, seminoma, risk, ORGAN-SPARING SURGERY, CANCER-CENTER, EXPERIENCE, TESTIS, MANAGEMENT


Purpose: The relative risk of germ cell testicular tumor is significantly higher in patients with a testicular tumor history. We reviewed histological and clinical features in 30 patients with bilateral tumors treated at 2 academic centers in Turkey.