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What is the rate of incidence of ovarian germ cell tumors?

The age adjusted rate of incidence of ovarian germ cell tumors is 0.41 per 100,000. Dysgerminomas are the most common type, accounting for 35 to 50 percent of germ cell tumors. Yolk sac tumors account for 20 percent of the total. Ovarian germ cell tumors are more common in younger women and adolescents.

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What is an ovarian germ cell tumor?
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Ovarian germ cell tumors form when germ cells in the ovary become abnormal and begin to grow and div...
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Are there different types of ovarian germ cell tumors?
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Yes, there are several different types of ovarian germ cell tumors. Dysgerminomas account for 35-50 ...
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Are ovarian germ cell tumors serious?
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Ovarian germ cell tumors can be serious, particularly when they are not diagnosed and treated early....
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