132P - Enhancing risk stratification in primary mediastinal nonseminomatous germ cell tumors (PMNSGCT): a 27-year experience at a tertiary cancer center

Date 28 March 2014
Event ELCC 2014
Session Lunch and poster display session
Topics Germ Cell Tumours
Presenter Andrea Necchi
Citation Journal of Thoracic Oncology (2014) 9 (Supplement 9): S7-S52. 10.1097/JTO.0000000000000131
Authors A. Necchi1, S. Lo Vullo2, P. Giannatempo1, E. Farè1, D. Raggi1, N. Nicolai3, L. Piva3, P. Scanagatta4, R. Salvioni3, U. Pastorino4
  • 1Medical Oncology, Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, 20133 - Milan/IT
  • 2Clinical Epidemiology And Trials Organization Unit, Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, 20133 - Milan/IT
  • 3Surgery Urology Unit, Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, 20133 - Milan/IT
  • 4Thoracic Surgery, Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, 20133 - Milan/IT

Abstract

Mediastinal GCTs and PMNSGCTs poorly benefit from CT and half of patients (pts) still die for disease. Enhancing the risk stratification may result in tailoring a personalized treatment strategy since diagnosis.