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Childhood Central Nervous System Germ Cell Tumors Treatment (PDQ®)

  • Posted: 12/14/2011
  • Updated: 08/01/2013

Table 3. Japanese Pediatric Brain Tumor Study Group Classification

Prognostic Group  Tumor Type 
GoodGerminoma, pure
Mature teratoma
IntermediateGerminoma with syncytiotrophoblastic giant cells
Immature teratoma
Mixed tumors mainly composed of germinoma or teratoma
Teratoma with malignant transformation
PoorChoriocarcinoma
Embryonal carcinoma
Mixed tumors composed of choriocarcinoma, yolk sac tumor, or embryonal carcinoma
Yolk sac tumor