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Good Prognosis Metastatic Gestational Trophoblastic Tumors

Treatment may be one of the following:

  1. Chemotherapy.
  2. Surgery to remove the uterus (hysterectomy) followed by chemotherapy.
  3. Chemotherapy followed by hysterectomy if cancer remains following chemotherapy.

Check for U.S. clinical trials from NCI's list of cancer clinical trials that are now accepting patients with good prognosis metastatic gestational trophoblastic tumor. For more specific results, refine the search by using other search features, such as the location of the trial, the type of treatment, or the name of the drug. General information about clinical trials is available from the NCI Web site.

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Stage Information for Cervical Cancer

Cervical carcinoma has its origins at the squamous-columnar junction whether in the endocervical canal or on the portion of the cervix. The precursor lesion is dysplasia or carcinoma in situ (cervical intraepithelial neoplasia [CIN]), which can subsequently become invasive cancer. This process can be quite slow. Longitudinal studies have shown that in untreated patients with in situcervical cancer, 30% to 70% will develop invasive carcinoma over a period of 10 to 12 years. However, in about 10% of...

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Last Updated: October 07, 2011
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