Persistent trophoblastic disease
Persistent trophoblastic disease and choriocarcinoma are very rare pregnancy-related tumours known as gestational trophoblastic tumours (GTTs).
Persistent trophoblastic disease and choriocarcinoma are very rare and are part of a group of tumours called gestational trophoblastic tumours (GTTs).
In the UK, about1 in 600 pregnancies each year are found to be a Trophoblastic disease , where the foetus and placenta do not form properly and a baby does not usually develop. This typically results
Choriocarcinoma is a very rare type of cancer that occurs in around1 in 50,000 pregnancies. It affects less than 20 women each year in the UK. Choriocarcinoma can develop if the cells left behind aft
Both persistent trophoblastic disease and choriocarcinoma are very rare. If you have had a molar pregnancy, you will be monitored closely in case you develop either of these conditions. If you have h
Overall, the outlook for persistent trophoblastic disease and choriocarcinoma is excellent, and 98-100% of women who develop a gestational trophoblastic cancer are cured. However, the outlook for each
Cancer Research UK: persistent trophoblastic disease and choriocarcinoma Charing Cross Hospital: Hydatidiform Mole and Choriocarcinoma UK Information and Support Service The Sheffield Trophoblast
The body is made up of millions of different types of cells. Cancer occurs when cells multiply in an abnormal way. When cancer affects organs and solid tissues, it causes a growth (tumour) to form. C