Molar pregnancy

In a molar pregnancy the fertilisation of the egg by the sperm goes wrong and creates abnormal cells or clusters of water filled sacs inside the womb.

Placental site trophoblastic tumour

Placental site trophoblastic tumours (PSTTs) happen after pregnancy. They are extremely rare and are slow growing and usually curable.

Persistent trophoblastic disease and choriocarcinoma

Persistent trophoblastic disease (PTD) and choriocarcinoma are very rare types of tumours that can occur after pregnancy.

Research and clinical trials

Read about research into gestational trophoblastic disease (GTD) and current clinical trials.

Living with gestational trophoblastic disease (GTD)

Living with gestational trophoblastic disease (GTD) can be difficult. Find out about ways of coping, getting support, and about fertility.

Resources and support

There are lots of organisations, support groups and helpful books to help you cope with gestational trophoblastic disease (GTD) and its treatment.

Last reviewed: 
23 Jun 2016

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