Tag: germ cell tumours

  • Germ cell tumours: Key links

    According to Cancer Australia, germ cell tumours occur when abnormal germ cells grow in an uncontrolled way. A germ cell is the type of cell that develops into eggs (in the ovaries) or sperm (in the testicles). General information  Childhood central nervous system germ cell tumours treatment – National Cancer Institute: Detailed overview of treatment for central nervous system germ cell tumours in children. Germ cell tumours in children – CureSearch: Information about diagnosis, treatment and after treatment. Germ cell tumours – KidsHealth: Overview including types, diagnosis and treatment. Germ cell tumours in children – Macmillan: Detailed overview including treatment, side […]

  • Germ cell tumours overview

    This overview of germ cell tumours is by Cancer Australia, and provides information about the symptoms that might be experienced, as well as information about different treatments that may be used. Germ cell tumours occur when abnormal germ cells grow in an uncontrolled way. A germ cell is the type of cell that develops into eggs (in the ovaries) or sperm (in the testicles). Germ cell tumours can develop before or after birth, and can occur in the ovaries or testicles, or in other parts of the body. This is because sometimes, when babies are developing in the womb, germ […]