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Choriocarcinoma the clinical biology of the trophoblast and its tumours by K. D. Bagshawe

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Published by Williams & Wilkins in Baltimore .
Written in English


  • Choriocarcinoma

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Bibliography: p. 301-353.

Statement[by] K. D. Bagshawe.
LC ClassificationsRG591
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 360 p.
Number of Pages360
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5188961M
LC Control Number75008895

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Choriocarcinoma, which is a rare, highly malignant tumor that may be associated with sexual precocity, can arise in one of three ways: 1. As a primary gestational choriocarcinoma associated with ovarian pregnancy. 2. As a metastatic choriocarcinoma from a primary gestational choriocarcinoma arising in other parts of the genital tract, mainly. Unlike the HYDATIDIFORM MOLE, choriocarcinoma contains no CHORIONIC VILLI but rather sheets of undifferentiated cytotrophoblasts and syncytiotrophoblasts (TROPHOBLASTS). Cardiovascular Medicine Book Dentistry Book Dermatology Book Emergency Medicine Book Endocrinology Book Gastroenterology Book Geriatric Medicine Book Gynecology Book. Choriocarcinoma can spread to the lungs, brain, and other organs, and it’s harder to cure once it has spread. But luckily, we caught it early thanks to that pregnancy test, even if it was Author: Halley Knigge. choriocarcinoma: established cancer, which spreads first locally, then systemically There is another area of medicine where the strange name “hydatid disease” appears. This is in the context of the tapeworm echinococcus, which originates from dogs and where in the larval stage fluid filled sacs are formed in the liver of the affected human.

Gestational Trophoblastic Neoplasia: A Guide for Women Dealing with Tumors of the Placenta, such as Choriocarcinoma, Molar Pregnancy and Other Forms of GTN [Johnson, Tara, Schwartz Ph. D., Meredith] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Gestational Trophoblastic Neoplasia: A Guide for Women Dealing with Tumors of the Placenta, such as Cited by: 1. Choriocarcinoma is a fast-growing cancer that occurs in a woman's uterus (womb). The abnormal cells start in the tissue that would normally become the placenta. This is the organ that develops during pregnancy to feed the fetus. Choriocarcinoma is a type . Part of the UICC Monograph Series book series (UICC, volume 3) Log in to check access. Buy eBook. USD Buy eBook. USD Eight Years Experience with the Chemotherapy of Choriocarcinoma and Related Trophoblastic Tumors in Women. Roy Hertz. Pages On the Prevention and Treatment of Choriocarcinoma. Constantino P. Manahan. Choriocarcinoma is a malignant neoplasm composed exclusively of cytotrophoblast and syncytiotrophoblast. If villi are associated with such invasive tumors, the lesion is referred to as invasive mole or chorioadenoma destruens (see Chapter 22). In this discussion, only the choriocarcinoma of gestational trophoblastic neoplasia is covered.

Tumors of the Female Sex Organs Part 1 - Hydatidiform mole and choriocarcinoma on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Tumors of the Female Sex Organs Part 1 - Hydatidiform mole and choriocarcinoma. First, to evaluate the causes of choriocarcinoma we need to first be aware that there are countries in the world where this disease is more common than in others. In brief, the U.S. is one of the countries where choriocarcinoma is less common (about 1 in pregnancies). Choriocarcinoma Transactions of a Conference of the International Union against Cancer. Editors: Holland, J.F., Hreshchyshyn, M.M. (Eds.) Free Preview. Gestational choriocarcinoma is an extremely rare cancer that occurs in women of childbearing age. The malignancy arises from the trophoblastic epithelium of the placenta, which is formed from embryonic tissue. This chapter reviews the epidemiology of gestational choriocarcinoma. Topics covered include classification, demographic patterns, environmental factors, host .