Seminoma: Cancer of the sperm-producing cells in the testicles. The cancer is not aggressive and tends not to metastasize.
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Some of the clinical trials listed on ClinicalTrials.gov for Seminoma include:
- Docetaxel in Treating Patients With Recurrent or Refractory Germ Cell Cancer - This study is no longer recruiting patients (Current: 23 Nov 2006) - docetaxel
- Radiation Therapy Compared With Chemotherapy in Treating Patients With Stage I Testicular Cancer - This study is no longer recruiting patients (Current: 23 Nov 2006) - carboplatin
- Lerisetron Compared With Granisetron in Preventing Nausea and Vomiting in Men Being Treated With Radiation Therapy for Stage I Seminoma - This study is no longer recruiting patients (Current: 23 Nov 2006) - granisetron,lerisetron
- Combination Chemotherapy With or Without Bone Marrow or Stem Cell Transplantation in Treating Men With Untreated Germ Cell Tumors - This study is no longer recruiting patients (Current: 23 Nov 2006) - bleomycin,carboplatin,cisplatin,cyclophosphamide,etoposide,filgrastim
- Combination Chemotherapy Plus Peripheral Stem Cell Transplantation in Treating Patients With Relapsed Germ Cell Cancer - This study is currently recruiting patients (Current: 23 Nov 2006) - carboplatin,etoposide,filgrastim,ifosfamide,paclitaxel
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Definitions of Seminoma:
A radiosensitive malignant germ cell tumor found in the testis (especially undescended), ovaries, anterior mediastinum and pineal gland. --2003
- (Source - Diseases Database)
Malignant tumor of the testis; usually occurring in older men
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)
Seminoma is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Seminoma, or a subtype of Seminoma,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Ophanet, a consortium of European partners,
currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000.
They list Seminoma as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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