Testicular cancer: treatment raises risk for 2nd primary malignancy

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Takeaway
  • No increased risk for second malignant neoplasm (SMN) in patients with testicular germ cell cancer (GCC) followed by surveillance. 
  • SMN risk and mortality increased after retroperitoneal radiotherapy (RT), bleomycin, etoposide, and cisplatin (BEP), or 1 line of treatment (MTOL).

Why...