New data drive home key points about testis tumors

June 1, 2002

The recent review of a large series of patients with bilateral testiculargerm cell cancer treated at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (seearticle, page 8) is interesting and important to practicing urologists whoencounter this disease for three key reasons. First, this study, involving a very large series of patients with bilateraltestis tumors, corroborates the following facts that are well recognizedabout bilateral testicular cancer: