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Extragonadal Germ Cell Tumor

  • By: Stephen Chen
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Extragonadal germ cell tumor (EGCT) originates from developing cancerous sperm or egg cells traveling from gonads to other parts of the body. The term extragonadal means outside of the gonads (reproductive organs). Germ cells refer to the ...

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