Extragonadal germ cell tumor

What is Extragonadal germ cell tumor?

Extragonadal germ cell tumor meaning A rare cancer that develops in germ cells that are found in areas of the body other than the ovary or testicle (such as the brain, chest, abdomen, or tailbone). Germ cells are reproductive cells that develop into sperm in males and eggs in females.

 

reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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