Extracranial germ cell tumor

What is Extracranial germ cell tumor?

Extracranial germ cell tumor meaning A rare cancer that forms in germ cells in the testicle or ovary, or in germ cells that have traveled to areas of the body other than the brain (such as the 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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