Ovarian germ cell tumor

Common Name(s)

Ovarian germ cell tumor

Ovarian germ cell tumor is a disease in which malignant cancer cells form in the egg cells of the ovary. Germ cell tumors usually affect just one ovary and occur in teenage girls or young women. Ovarian germ cell tumors can be difficult to diagnose early, as often there are no symptoms in the early stages, though there can be swelling of the abdomen or bleeding after menopause.

Source: Advocacy organizations associated with the condition.

 

Advocacy and Support Organizations

 

Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Ovarian germ cell tumor" for support, advocacy or research.

There are currently no organizations listed in Disease InfoSearch that support this condition. Create a listing.

 

 

General Support Organizations

Not finding the support you need? Show General Support Organizations

 
 
Top

How do you compare to others with this condition?

Privately answer questions about your health. Let resources, you select, come to you.

Anonymously share and see how your answers compare with others with this condition while privately providing key pieces of information to medical researchers, disease advocacy groups, and others ONLY YOU select to help speed up cures and better alternatives.

 
 

Advocacy and Support Organizations

 

Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Ovarian germ cell tumor" for support, advocacy or research.

There are currently no organizations listed in Disease InfoSearch that support this condition. Create a listing.

 

 

General Support Organizations

Not finding the support you need? Show General Support Organizations

 
 
 
 
Top

Scientific Literature

Articles from the PubMed Database

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Ovarian germ cell tumor" returned 12 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Synchronous adrenocortical carcinoma and ovarian malignant mixed germ cell tumor: A case report and literature review.
 

Author(s): Ying He, Lian Xu, Qingli Li, Min Feng, Wei Wang

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 May;97(20):e10730.

 

Adrenocortical carcinoma (ACC) is an endocrine malignancy with poor prognosis, which commonly arises in a sporadic manner, but may also become a part of a familial syndrome. ACC rarely arises simultaneously with other malignant tumors.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

Go To URL
Fertility-sparing surgery in advanced stage malignant ovarian germ cell tumor: a case report.
 

Author(s): Montassar Ghalleb, Hatem Bouzaiene, Skander Slim, Achraf Hadiji, Monia Hechiche, Jamel Ben Hassouna, Khaled Rahal

Journal:

 

Malignant ovarian germ cell tumor is a rare type of disease, which generally has a good prognosis due to the high chemosensitivity of this type of tumor. Fertility preservation is an important issue because malignant ovarian germ cell tumor commonly affects young women. Although conservation ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

Go To URL
Swyer's Syndrome with Mixed Ovarian Malignant Germ Cell Tumor and Ovarian Gonadoblastoma.
 

Author(s): Hong-Lan Zhu, Dong-Mei Bao, Yue Wang, Dan-Hua Shen, Yi Li, Heng Cui

Journal: Chin. Med. J.. 2016 Jul;129(14):1752-4.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

Go To URL

Reviews from the PubMed Database

Review articles summarize what is currently known about a disease. They discuss research previously published by others.
The terms "Ovarian germ cell tumor" returned 1 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

A mini-review of familial ovarian germ cell tumors: an additional manifestation of the familial testicular germ cell tumor syndrome.
 

Author(s): Claudia Giambartolomei, Christine M Mueller, Mark H Greene, Larissa A Korde

Journal: Cancer Epidemiol. 2009 Jul;33(1):31-6.

 

While testicular germ cell tumors (TGCTs) are the most common malignancy in young men, germ cell tumors in women are uncommon. Familial clustering, epidemiologic evidence of increased risk with family or personal history of TGCT, and associations with genitourinary tract anomalies ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

Go To URL
 
 
Top

Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

TC or BEP in Treating Patients With Malignant Ovarian Germ Cell Tumors
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Ovarian Germ Cell Cancer; Ovarian Neoplasms; Ovarian Cancer

 

Last Updated: 15 Aug 2018

Go to URL

Last Updated: 1 Mar 2018

Go to URL
PHASE II TRIAL OF THE CYCLIN-DEPEDENT KINASE INHIBITOR PD 0332991 IN PATIENTS WITH CANCER
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Adult Solid Tumor; Adenocarcinoma of the Colon; Adenocarcinoma of the Rectum; Adult Central Nervous System Germ Cell Tumor; Adult Teratoma; Benign Teratoma; Estrogen Receptor-negative Breast Cancer; Estrogen Receptor-positive Breast Cancer; Familial Testicular Germ Cell Tumor; HER2-negative Breast Cancer; HER2-positive Breast Cancer; Male Breast Cancer; Ovarian Immature Teratoma; Ovarian Mature Teratoma; Ovarian Monodermal and Highly Specialized Teratoma; Progesterone Receptor-negative Breast Cancer; Progesterone Receptor-positive Breast Cancer; Recurrent Breast Cancer; Recurrent Colon Cancer; Recurrent Extragonadal Germ Cell Tumor; Recurrent Extragonadal Non-seminomatous Germ Cell Tumor; Recurrent Extragonadal Seminoma; Recurrent Malignant Testicular Germ Cell Tumor; Recurrent Melanoma; Recurrent Ovarian Germ Cell Tumor; Recurrent Rectal Cancer; Stage III Extragonadal Non-seminomatous Germ Cell Tumor; Stage III Extragonadal Seminoma; Stage III Malignant Testicular Germ Cell Tumor; Stage III Ovarian Germ Cell Tumor; Stage IV Breast Cancer; Stage IV Colon Cancer; Stage IV Extragonadal Non-seminomatous Germ Cell Tumor; Stage IV Extragonadal Seminoma; Stage IV Melanoma; Stage IV Ovarian Germ Cell Tumor; Stage IV Rectal Cancer; Testicular Immature Teratoma; Testicular Mature Teratoma

 

Last Updated: 20 Aug 2018

Go to URL