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Cancer.Net: Gestational Trophoblastic Tumor

        

Cancer.Net: Gestational Trophoblastic Tumor

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A gestational trophoblastic tumor (GTT) is a rare cancer that occurs in women. A GTT is most commonly the result of an abnormal pregnancy due to an abnormal combination of a sperm and an egg. In other cases, a GTT is a cancerous growth that begins from a normal placenta (the organ that develops during pregnancy and connects the fetus [unborn baby] to the uterus). There are three types of GTT: (1) Hydatidiform mole, (2) Choriocarcinoma, and (3) Placental-site trophoblastic disease. This section... More
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Date Added to MERLOT: January 18, 2011
Date Modified in MERLOT: April 03, 2011
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Keywords: Choriocarcinoma, Placental-site trophoblastic disease, Gestational Trophoblastic Tumor (GTT), invasive molar pregnancy, partial molar pregnancy, Hydatidiform mole, complete molar pregnancy

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