The Combined Surgical and Chemotherapeutic Approach to Non-Seminomatous Cancer of the Testicle

  • W. Vahlensieck
  • L. Weissbach
Part of the Recent Results in Cancer Research book series (RECENTCANCER, volume 60)


A total of 250 patients with testicular tumors were treated in our institution from 1926 until May 1975. Of these 233 (93.2%) were germ cell and 17 (6.8%) non-germ cell tumors. Between January 1966 and July 1975 we treated 143 patients with germinal tumors of the testicle. We were able to reexamine the histology in 123 out of 143 patients. This was done in cooperation with our pathologist Prof. Gedigk and Priv.-Doz. Dr. Mueller and Dr. Tschubel who confirmed the correct classification of the tumors. In 20 patients, however, who had their orchiectomy done outside our hospital, we were unable to reexamine the histology; we exclude those patients (14%) from our study.


Testicular Tumor Retroperitoneal Lymph Node Solitary Metastasis Retroperitoneal Hemorrhage Radical Lymphadenectomy 
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  • L. Weissbach

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