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Persistent trophoblastic disease and choriocarcinoma

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

Risks and causes

Find out about the causes and risk factors for persistent trophoblastic disease (PTD) and choriocarcinoma.

Symptoms of persistent trophoblastic disease and choriocarcinoma

Read about the possible symptoms of persistent trophoblastic disease (PTD) and choriocarcinoma and when you need to see a doctor.

Staging of persistent trophoblastic disease (PTD) and choriocarcinoma

Find out about staging for persistent trophoblastic disease (PTD) and choriocarcinoma. These rare conditions can occur after molar pregnancy or a normal pregnancy.

Survival

Find out about survival for persistent trophoblastic disease (PTD) and choriocarcinoma. 

Diagnosing persistent trophoblastic disease and choriocarcinoma

Find out about diagnosing persistent trophoblastic disease (PDT) and choriocarcinoma and the tests you might have.

Treatment for persistent trophoblastic disease and choriocarcinoma

Find out more about the treatment of persistent trophoblastic disease and choriocarcinoma. 

Follow up for persistent trophoblastic disease and choriocarcinoma

Follow up appointments and tests after treatment for persistent trophoblastic disease (PTD) and choriocarcinoma. 

Last reviewed: 
23 Jun 2016

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