Gestational Trophoblastic Disease—Patient Version

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Overview

Gestational trophoblastic disease (GTD) is a general term for rare tumors that form from the tissues surrounding fertilized egg. GTD is often found early and usually cured. Hydatidiform mole (HM) is the most common type of GTD. Explore the links on this page to learn more about GTD treatment and clinical trials.

Causes & Prevention

NCI does not have PDQ evidence-based information about prevention of gestational trophoblastic disease.

Screening

NCI does not have PDQ evidence-based information about screening for gestational trophoblastic disease.

Coping with Cancer

The information in this section is meant to help you cope with the many issues and concerns that occur when you have cancer.

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