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Germ Cell Tumors
Sunday, July 1, 1:30pm - 2:30pm


SESSION CHAIRS: Keita Terashima, Mohamed AbdelBaki, Andrea Cappellano



GERM-15 A phase 2 trial of response-based radiation therapy for patients with localized central nervous system germ cell tumors (CNS GCT): a children's oncology group (COG) study
Jason Fangusaro*1, Shengjie Wu2, Shannon MacDonald3, Erin Murphy4, Dennis Shaw5, Ute Bartels6, Soumen Khatua7, James Boyett2, Chris Williams-Hughes13, Mark Souweidane12, Hsiao-Ming Lu3, David Morris8, Ashok Panigrahy9, Arzu Onar-Thomas2, Maryam Fouladi10, Amar Gajjar2, Girish Dhall11
1Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, USA, 2St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, USA, 3Massachusettes General Hospital Cancer Center, USA, 4Cleveland Clinic Foundation, USA, 5Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center, USA, 6Hospital for Sick Children, Canada, 7MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA, 8Univeristy of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA, 9Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, USA, 10Cincinnati Children's Hospital, USA, 11Children's Hospital Los Angeles, USA, 12Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA, 13Children's Oncology Group, Operations Center, USA
GERM-12 Pituitary failures in CNS Mixed Malignant Germ Cell Tumors (MMGCTs). Experience generated in SIOP CNS GCT 96
Christian Asmus Kuhrt1, Rolf Dieter Kortmann2, Didier Frappaz3, Frank Saran4, Maria Luisa Garre5, Jans-Enno Müller1, Umberto Ricardi6, Thomas Czech7, Claire Alapetite8, James C Nicholson9, Gabriele Calaminus*1
1University Children’s Hospital,, Germany, 2Department of Radiation Therapy and Radio-oncology, University of Leipzig, Germany, 3Institute d’He´mato-Oncologie Pe´diatrique, Centre Leon Berard, France, 4Department of Radiotherapy, Royal Marsden Hospital, Sutton, UK, 5Neuro-Oncology Unit, Department of Pedeatric Hematology, Italy, 6Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Radiation Oncology Unit,, Italy, 7Department of Neurosurgery, University of Vienna Medical School, Austria, 8Department for Paediatric Hematology/Oncology, Radiation Oncology Department, Paris & Proton Therapy Center, Orsay, Institut Curie, France, 9Department of Paediatric Oncology, Addenbrookes Hospital, UK
GERM-06 Reduced radiotherapy dose and volume following chemotherapy for intracranial germinoma with b-HCG level < 200 mIU/mL: preliminary results of SMC G-13 trial
Ji Won Lee*1, Do Hoon Lim2, Ki Woong Sung1, Hyung Jin Shin3
1Department of Pediatrics, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Republic of Korea, 2Department of Radiation Oncology, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Republic of Korea, 3Department of Neurosurgery, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Republic of Korea
GERM-23 Intracranial growing teratoma syndrome (IGTS): An international retrospective study
George Michaiel*1, Douglas Strother1, Nicholas Gottardo2, Ute Bartels3, Hallie Coltin4, David D. Eisenstat5, Juliette Hukin6, Donna L. Johnston4, Beverly Wilson5, Shayna Zelcer7, Jordan R. Hansford8, Olivia Wells9, Mohamed S. AbdelBaki10, Mohammad H. Abu-Arja10, Kristina A. Cole11, Girish Dhall12, Paul G. Fisher13, Lindsey Hoffman14, Sarah E.S. Leary15, Emily E. Owens Pickle16, Natasha P. Smiley17, Amy Smith16, Anna Vinitsky18, Nicholas A. Vitanza15, Avery Wright13, Kee K. Yeo12, Lionel M.L. Chow19, Maria Kirby20, Santosh Valvi2, Magimairajan I. Vanan21, Grace Wong22, David Ziegler22, Eric Bouffet3, Lucie Lafay-Cousin1
1Alberta Children's Hospital, Canada, 2Princess Margaret Hospital for Children, Australia, 3The Hospital for Sick Children, Canada, 4Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Canada, 5Stollery Children's Hospital, Canada, 6British Columbia Children's Hospital, Canada, 7London Health Sciences Centre, Canada, 8Royal Children’s Hospital, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Australia, 9Royal Children’s Hospital, Australia, 10Nationwide Children's Hospital, USA, 11Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, USA, 12Children's Hospital Los Angeles, USA, 13Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford, USA, 14Children's Hospital Colorado, USA, 15Seattle Children’s Hospital, USA, 16Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children, USA, 17Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, USA, 18St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, USA, 19Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, USA, 20Adelaide Women's and Children's Hospital, Australia, 21The Children's Hospital of Winnipeg, Canada, 22Sydney Children's Hospital, Australia
GERM-07 Histological diagnoses of bifocal, DI-negative, and tumor marker-negative tumors; and outcome after non-CSI strategy for cytology-positive germinomas in Japan.  Homework after Delphi consensus.
Ryo Nishikawa*1, Masayuki Kanamori2
1Saitama Medical University International Medical Center, Japan, 2Tohoku University, Japan