Focused Issue on Testicular Cancer

Posted On 2019-06-24 14:37:04



This focused issue on “Testicular Cancer” is edited by Dr. Wade Sexton and Dr. Scott Gilbert, from Department of Genitourinary Oncology, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL, USA.

Dr. Wade Sexton is a Senior Member in the Department of Genitourinary Oncology and a Professor in the Department of Oncologic Sciences with the University of South Florida. He is a long-term member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) guidelines panel for bladder and penile cancers, a faculty member for the American Urological Association (AUA) Annual Board Review Course (testicular cancer). Dr. Sexton has a special interest in minimally invasive kidney-sparing procedures, bladder reconstruction and nerve preservation surgery, as well as advanced urologic laparoscopic procedures.

Dr. Scott Gilbert joined Moffitt in 2014 after serving as Assistant Professor at the University of Florida College of Medicine from 2008 – 2014. Dr. Gilbert’s clinical practice focuses on the surgical and multidisciplinary management of urologic cancers, including, bladder, kidney, and testis cancers. He has particular interest and expertise in bladder and testis cancer, and offers open, laparoscopic and robot-assisted procedures, nerve and organ-sparing approaches, and complex salvage and reconstructive surgeries.

Focused issue outline:

  1. Fertility considerations in men with testicular cancer
    Sarah Vij, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, USA
  2. Imaging for primary testicular tumors and tumor metastases: diagnosis, staging, tumor response and surveillance
    Kerry Thomas, Department of Diagnostic Imaging and Interventional Radiology, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL, USA
  3. Testis preservation strategies for primary testicular tumors and carcinoma in situ
    Axel Heidenreich, Department of Urology, Uro-Oncology, Robot-Assisted and Reconstructive Urologic Surgery, University Hospital Cologne, Cologne, Germany
  4. Defining risk of micrometastatic disease and tumor recurrence in patients with stage I testicular germ cell tumors
    Scott Eggener, Section of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
  5. Current controversies and management of patients with early stage testicular nonseminoma
    Scott Gilbert, Department of Genitourinary Oncology, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL, USA
  6. Contemporary management of early stage testicular seminoma
    Peter Johnstone, Departments of Radiation Oncology and Health Outcomes & Behavior, Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, Tampa, FL, USA
  7. Surgical strategies for postchemotherapy testis cancer
    Sia Daneschmand, USC Institute of Urology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
  8. Systemic therapy for primary and extragonadal germ cell tumors: prognosis and nuances of treatment
    Shi-Ming Tu , Department of Genitourinary Medical Oncology, Division of Cancer Medicine, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
  9. Surgical salvage in patients with advanced testicular cancer: indications, risks and outcomes
    Tim Masterson, Department of Urology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
  10. Therapeutic strategies for uncommon testis cancer histologies: teratoma with malignant transformation and malignant gonadal-stromal tumors
    Wade Sexton, Department of Genitourinary Oncology, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL, USA
  11. Minimally invasive surgical techniques and outcomes for retroperitoneal lymph node dissection
    James R. Porter, Department of Urology, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA
  12. Chylous leaks following retroperitoneal surgery: current management paradigms
    Ghassan El-Haddad, Division of Interventional Radiology, Department of Radiology, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL, USA