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Is there a cure for childhood extracranial germ cell tumors?

Childhood extracranial germ cell tumors can be cured through surgery, chemotherapy, or a combination of both. Prognosis (chance of recovery) depends on a number of factors, including the type of the cancer, the progression (stage, or whether and where it has spread in your body), and your general health. Prognosis is generally considered good overall for childhood extracranial germ cell tumors.

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