Extracranial Germ Cell Tumors

Overview

Extracranial germ cell tumors are tumors that develop from germ cells (fetal cells that give rise to sperm and eggs) and can form in many parts of the body. They are most common in teenagers and can often be cured. Explore the links on this page to learn more about extracranial germ cell tumors, how they are treated, and clinical trials that are available.

Causes & Prevention

TCH does not have PDQ evidence-based information about prevention of extracranial germ cell tumors.

Screening

TCH does not have PDQ evidence-based information about screening for extracranial germ cell tumors.

Research

Miscellaneous