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To Learn More About Childhood Cancer

For more information from the National Cancer Institute about childhood extracranial germ cell tumors, see the Extracranial Germ Cell Tumor (Childhood) Home Page.

For more childhood cancer information and other general cancer resources, see the following:

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Last Updated: February 25, 2014
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