A retrospective follow-up study of 33 patients with CNS germinoma

R. Rotermund, T. Burkhardt, T. Martens, M. Westphal & J. Flitsch
Objective: CNS germinoma is a very rare, malignant germ cell tumour, that predominantly occurs in adolescents. It only accounts for approximately 1–4 of all intracranial tumors. Germinomas are very radiosensitive, cure rates of up to 90% have been described Methods: 33 out of 39 patients[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]