Category: TumorCurrent Management of GerminomasAnderson, Richard C.E. M.D.; Bruce, Jeffrey N. M.D.Author Information Dr. Anderson is Chief Resident in Neurosurgery, and Dr. Bruce is Professor of Neurosurgery, Department of Neurosurgery, The Neurological Institute, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 710 W. 168th Street, Room 434, New York, NY 10032; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Dr. Anderson has disclosed that he has no significant relationships with or financial interests in any commercial organizations pertaining to this educational activity. Dr. Bruce has disclosed that he receives grant/research support from Proxima Therapeutics and the National Institutes of Health. Editor: Ali F. Krisht, M.D.* University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Production Assistant: Ronalda Williams Editorial Board: Ossama Al-Mefty, M.D. Evandro De Oliveira, M.D. Curtis A. Dickman, M.D. Rudolph Fahlbusch, M.D. John Fox, M.D. Allan Friedman, M.D. Douglas Kondziolka, M.D. Mark Linskey, M.D. Tom Origitano, M.D. Glenn Pait, M.D. Kalmon Post, M.D. Chandra Sen, M.D. Robert Solomon, M.D. Martin Weiss, M.D. Gazi Yaşargil, M.D. *Dr. Krisht has disclosed that he has no significant relationships with or financial interests in any commercial organizations pertaining to this educational activity. Contemporary Neurosurgery: March 30th, 2003 - Volume 25 - Issue 6 - p 1-7 Buy Abstract Learning Objectives: After reading this article, the participant should be able to: 1. Recall the etiology and clinical presentation of germinomas. 2. Describe the diagnostic work-up of patients with germinomas. 3. Describe treatment options including operative management, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy in patients with germinomas. © 2003 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.