Choriocarcinoma: Rare cancer of the placenta.
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Definitions of Choriocarcinoma:
An aggressive malignant tumor arising from trophoblastic cells. The vast majority of cases arise in the uterus and represent gestational choriocarcinomas that derive from placental trophoblastic cells. Approximately half of the cases develop from a complete hydatidiform mole. A minority of cases arise in the testis or the ovaries. There is often marked elevation of human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) in the blood. Choriocarcinomas disseminate rapidly through the hematogenous route; the lungs are most frequently affected. --2004
- (Source - Diseases Database)
Choriocarcinoma is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Choriocarcinoma, or a subtype of Choriocarcinoma,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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