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National Cancer Institute: Gestational trophoblastic tumor

This webpage focuses on Gestational Trophoblastic Tumor. There is a definition of the term, an overview, and links for treatment, clinical trials, cancer literature, research and related information, and statistics concerning carcinoma of unknown primary. A gestational trophoblastic tumor is any of a group of tumors that develops from trophoblastic cells (cells that help an embryo attach to the uterus and help form the placenta) after fertilization of an egg by a sperm.


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