Chapter 19. Salvage Chemotherapy Regimens for Relapsing Germ Cell Cancer

  1. Jonathan Waxman BSc, MD, MBBS, FRCP
  1. M. L. Harvey and
  2. G. M. Mead

Published Online: 21 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470757147.ch19

Treatment Options in Urological Cancer

Treatment Options in Urological Cancer

How to Cite

Harvey, M. L. and Mead, G. M. (2002) Salvage Chemotherapy Regimens for Relapsing Germ Cell Cancer, in Treatment Options in Urological Cancer (ed J. Waxman), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470757147.ch19

Editor Information

  1. Department of Cancer Medicine, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632055890

Online ISBN: 9780470757147

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Keywords:

  • metastatic germ cell cancer;
  • salvage chemotherapy;
  • methotrexate;
  • high-dose chemotherapy;
  • relapse of germ cell cancer

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Definitions

  • Prognostic variables

  • Conventional salvage therapies

  • High-dose chemotherapy of metastatic germ cell cancer

  • Late relapse of germ cell cancer

  • Conclusion