Late recurrence of seminoma

Charles D. Blanke, Susan C. Delgalvis, Craig R. Nichols

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Patients with testicular cancer usually are cured if they survive disease-free for 2 years after therapy. We report a case of documented seminoma that recurred at both 21 years and 32 years after the patient's orchiectomy. We discuss late recurrences in germ cell cancer, possible mechanisms of recurrence, and the need for life-long surveillance.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)653-655
Number of pages3
JournalSouthern medical journal
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 1997

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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