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What is Trophoblastic Cancer?

What is Trophoblastic Cancer?

  • Trophoblastic Cancer: A neoplastic disorder that originates in the placenta.
  • Trophoblastic Cancer: malignant neoplasm of the uterus derived from the epithelium of the chorion.
    Source - WordNet 2.1

Trophoblastic Cancer is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Trophoblastic Cancer, or a subtype of Trophoblastic Cancer, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Trophoblastic Cancer: Introduction

Types of Trophoblastic Cancer:

Broader types of Trophoblastic Cancer:

What causes Trophoblastic Cancer?

Causes of Trophoblastic Cancer: see causes of Trophoblastic Cancer

What are the symptoms of Trophoblastic Cancer?

Symptoms of Trophoblastic Cancer: see symptoms of Trophoblastic Cancer

Can anyone else get Trophoblastic Cancer?

Contagion of cancer: generally not; see details in contagion of cancer.

Trophoblastic Cancer: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Trophoblastic Cancer.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Trophoblastic Cancer.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Trophoblastic Cancer: Oncologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Trophoblastic Cancer.
Treatments for Trophoblastic Cancer: see treatments for Trophoblastic Cancer
Research for Trophoblastic Cancer: see research for Trophoblastic Cancer

Society issues for Trophoblastic Cancer


Hospitalization statistics for Trophoblastic Cancer: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Trophoblastic Cancer:

  • 0.003% (413) of hospital consultant episodes were for malignant neoplasm of placenta in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 100% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of placenta required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 100% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of placenta were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 10% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of placenta required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Organs Affected by Trophoblastic Cancer:

Organs and body systems related to Trophoblastic Cancer include:

Name and Aliases of Trophoblastic Cancer

Main name of condition: Trophoblastic Cancer

Class of Condition for Trophoblastic Cancer: cancer

Other names or spellings for Trophoblastic Cancer:

trophoblastic tumor, Placenta cancer, cancer of the placenta

Gestational trophoblastic disease, HYDM, Hydatidiform mole
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Trophoblastic Cancer: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Trophoblastic Cancer:

 

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