Bilateral testicular germ cell tumors in Turkey: Increase in incidence in last decade and evaluation of risk factors in 30 patients

Bulent A., Taner D. R., Tolga T., Sertac Y., Celik T., Ferruh Z., ...More

JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, vol.178, no.1, pp.129-133, 2007 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 178 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.juro.2007.03.027
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF UROLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.129-133
  • Keywords: testis, testicular neoplasms, neoplasms, germ cell and embryonal, seminoma, risk, ORGAN-SPARING SURGERY, CANCER-CENTER, EXPERIENCE, TESTIS, MANAGEMENT
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Purpose: The relative risk of germ cell testicular tumor is significantly higher in patients with a testicular tumor history. We reviewed histological and clinical features in 30 patients with bilateral tumors treated at 2 academic centers in Turkey.