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sem·i·no·ma

 (sĕm′ə-nō′mə)
n. pl. sem·i·no·mas or sem·i·no·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A malignant tumor of the testis arising from sperm-forming tissue.

[Latin sēmen, sēmin-, semen; see semen + -oma.]

seminoma

(ˌsɛmɪˈnəʊmə)
npl -mas or -mata (-mətə)
(Pathology) pathol a malignant tumour of the testicle
[C20: from French seminome, from Latin sēmen semen + -oma]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.seminoma - malignant tumor of the testis; usually occurring in older men
carcinoma - any malignant tumor derived from epithelial tissue; one of the four major types of cancer
Translations

sem·i·no·ma

n. tumor del testículo.

seminoma

n seminoma m
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By the time I was finally diagnosed with testicular cancer (seminoma, a germ cell tumour of the testicle), it had spread to my lymph nodes, and I needed three cycles of chemotherapy, as well as surgery to remove my testicle and some of my lymph nodes.
The histotypes include seminoma, embryonal carcinoma, yolk sac tumor, trophoblastic tumors, teratoma, mixed germ cell tumor, and regressed germ cell tumor.
The most common histological type, seminoma, is seen most commonly in men between 30 and 35 years of age.
Intrathoracic manifestations of metastatic testicular seminoma: A comparison of chest radiographic and CT findings.
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An experienced pathologist is required for difficult cases, since distinguishing some cases from seminoma can be challenging (10).
It had microscopic picture of seminoma and was confirmed by the positivity of epithelial marker CD117 and negativity for CK7.
Testicular seminoma accounts for less than 1% of malignancies, with median age at diagnosis of 30-40 years.
measured hCG and hCG[beta] in 54 patients with seminoma and 74 with NSGCTs, concluding that in seminoma patients a single measurement of hCG[beta] was more effective than a single measurement of hCG because hCG[beta] was positive in 83% vs hCG positive in 50% of cases (33).
Of 1734 patients included, 29 were found to have MSCCS (10 patients with seminoma, 19 nonseminoma).