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Recurrent and Resistant Gestational Trophoblastic Neoplasia

    Recurrent gestational trophoblastic neoplasia (GTN) is cancer that has recurred (come back) after it has been treated. The cancer may come back in the uterus or in other parts of the body.

    Gestational trophoblastic neoplasia that does not respond to treatment is called resistant GTN.

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    Cervical Dysplasia

    Cervical dysplasia is a precancerous condition in which abnormal cell growth occurs on the surface lining of the cervix, the opening between the uterus and the vagina. It is also called cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN). Strongly associated with sexually transmitted human papillomavirus (HPV) infection, cervical dysplasia is most common in women under age 30 but can develop at any age. Cervical dysplasia usually causes no symptoms, and is most often discovered by a routine Pap test. The prognosis...

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      Last Updated: February 25, 2014
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