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Choriocarcinoma | Symptoms & Signs | Diagnosis & Tests | Prevention & Expectations | Treatment & Monitoring

What can be done to prevent the disease?

Improving the nutrition of all pregnant women may prevent some cases of choriocarcinoma. Any woman who has had a molar pregnancy should be monitored carefully. Treating the cancer early is much more successful than treating late-stage disease.

What are the long-term effects of the disease?

Choriocarcinoma can kill quickly if it is not successfully treated.

What are the risks to others?

Choriocarcinoma is not contagious and poses no risk to others.

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Choriocarcinoma: Diagnosis & Tests


Choriocarcinoma: Treatment & Monitoring

Author: Miriam P. Rogers, EdD, RN, AOCN, CNS
Reviewer: Gail Hendrickson, RN, BS
Date Reviewed: 02/11/02

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