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Extragonadal Germ Cell Tumors Treatment (PDQ®)

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General Information About Extragonadal Germ Cell Tumors

Incidence and Mortality

Extragonadal germ cell tumors are rare and account for only a small percentage of all germ cell tumors. However, the true incidence of these tumors may conceivably be higher than originally thought because of failure to diagnose them properly.

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  • Updated: February 28, 2014