Multimodality Treatment of Germ Cell Tumors of the Mediastinum

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Germ cell tumors originating in the anterior mediastinal compartment represent a rare but biologically interesting group of neoplasms. Knowledge of the specific biologic behaviors and therapeutic strategies for the three histologic types is important. This article discusses the multimodality treatment strategy for primary mediastinal nonseminomatous germ cell tumors.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)63-69
Number of pages7
JournalThoracic Surgery Clinics
Issue number1
StatePublished - Feb 1 2009


  • Chemotherapy
  • Germ cell tumors
  • Mediastinal tumors
  • Nonseminomatous germ cell cancer
  • Thoracic surgery

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Surgery

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