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STAY AWAY FROM CHEMOTHERAPY AND RADIATION  -  ‎Nov 21, 2009‎ in only 2 to 4 % of all malignancies(Hodgkin's Disease, Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia, childhood leukemia, testicular cancer and Choriocarcinoma. ...

What is a Molar Pregnancy?  -  ‎Oct 28, 2009‎
24 MedicaIn some cases, the mole may turn into a more dangerous cancer called choriocarcinoma. What are the causes and risks of the condition? ...

Merck KgaA Asks EU to Approve Multiple Sclerosis Pill  -  ‎Jul 23, 2009‎
BloombergFive people were diagnosed with cancer, including one case of choriocarcinoma, a cancer of the placenta, in a woman who became pregnant six months after she

Uncommon mucosal metastases to the stomach  -  ‎Aug 3, 2009‎
7thSpace Interactive (press release)Methods/ Results: The first is a 19-year-old male who received a diagnosis of testicular choriocarcinoma in September 2004.

Subinvolution of the Placental Site  -  ‎Jul 30, 2009‎
Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine (subscription) (subscription)...dehiscence of a cesarean scar, subinvolution of the placental implantation site, fibroids, and, less commonly, malignancy such as choriocarcinoma.

MyD88 and TRIF mediate the cyclic adenosine monophosphate (cAMP ...  -  ‎Jul 17, 2009‎
7thSpace Interactive (press release)Classically protein kinase A (PKA) and transcription factor activator protein 1 (AP-1) mediate the cyclic AMP (cAMP) induced-corticotrophin releasing

Girl's death hits hard for Preds rookie  -  Nov 11, 2008
The Tennessean,Korinne was battling choriocarcinoma, a rare form of cancer that affects the female reproductive organs. Jones acted on his friend's advice and visited the

Evaluation of Scrotal Masses  -  Nov 13, 2008
AAFP News NowHistologic classification of these tumors is complex, and includes seminomas, choriocarcinoma, and a variety of teratomas, or germ cell tumors.

Timeline: Milestones in Cancer Treatment  -  Oct 25, 2008 (press release),Roy Hertz and Min Chiu Li demonstrate that methotrexate alone can cure choriocarcinoma, the first solid tumor in humans to be cured by drug therapy.

Spontaneous acute subdural hematoma as an initial presentation of ...  -  Jun 19, 2008
7thSpace Interactive (press release),IntroductionDiverse sequelae of central nervous system metastasis of choriocarcinoma have been reported, including infarction, intra or extra axial

Differential transferrin expression in placentae from normal and ...  -  Jul 2, 2008
7thSpace Interactive (press release),...biochemical and immunocytochemical methods for characterization of transferrin expression on the human choriocarcinoma cell line JAR (JAR cells),

Trypanosoma cruzi (Chagas' disease agent) reduces HIV-1 ...  -  Jul 1, 2008
7thSpace Interactive (press release),...histoculture system (chorionic villi isolated from term placentas from HIV and Chagas negative mothers) and on the choriocarcinoma BeWo cell line.

Mum, 20, saved by city medics  -  May 7, 2008
Sheffield Telegraph,Specialists at Weston Park Hospital in Sheffield gave her intensive chemotherapy to fight the postpartum choriocarcinoma, and she was transferred to the

Vero Beach teen 'fought a hard battle' for three years against ...  -  May 6, 2008
TCPalm,And he died at 5:52 pm in the ambulance — ending a three-year bout with a rare cancer, choriocarcinoma, that got into his abdomen and lungs.

Mother's Birth Fight Big C Win  -  May 5, 2008
RedOrbit,But soon after Maesie-Claire was born three week's early, tests found Michaela had rare postpartum choriocarcinoma cancer - which hits just one in 50000

Survivor raises awareness about cancer  -  May 13, 2008
Connecticut Post,Ultimately, tests would show that Tifford was suffering from choriocarcinoma, a testicular cancer that had spread to his liver and lungs.

‘I thought I was dying – but now we have Maesie’  -  May 8, 2008
Northern Echo,She was diagnosed with postpartum choriocarcinoma - a cancer so rare it affects one in 50000 pregnant women. Although the cancer grew primarily in her

Cancer-blow mother can finally cuddle baby after cheating death  -  May 2, 2008
Yorkshire Post,The cancer, known as postpartum choriocarcinoma, is diagnosed using a simple test on levels of a pregnancy hormone in the blood. Normally this stands at six

Local foundation gives $10000 to Stamford Hospital cancer center  -  Mar 12, 2008
The Stamford Times,The Craig D. Tifford Foundation was created in 2003 by Dr. Craig Tifford and his wife, after Tifford survived choriocarcinoma, a highly malignant and very

SGO: Dactinomycin Offers New Standard for Gestationa  -  Mar 11, 2008
MedPage Today,...persistently elevated beta-hCG for more than four months after initial curettage, or histologically proven nonmetastatic choriocarcinoma.

Victory for Sick Kids campaign  -  Mar 4, 2008
Edinburgh Evening News,He became the first baby ever known to survive choriocarcinoma – a rare form of cancer he contracted at three weeks – thanks to the expertise of Sick Kids

Devoted dad voted 'parent of the year'  -  Dec 3, 2007
Northampton Chronicle & Echo,Doctors told the couple that Lucy, now 24, had Choriocarcinoma, a condition caused by the pregnancy. Tests showed the new mother had around 20 golf

A cruel deception  -  Dec 1, 2007
Times Online,In fewer than 10% of cases, a complication occurs (known as choriocarcinoma) and the cells become cancerous. Chemotherapy is then required.

Effect of Iodide on Human Choriogonadotropin, Sodium-Iodide ...  -  Oct 12, 2007
Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism,Objectives and Methods: The objectives were to examine effects of iodide on expression of NIS and hCG in BeWo choriocarcinoma cells.

Treatment of Hydatidiform Mole  -  Oct 7, 2007 (press release),One type of tumor is a rapidly growing malignancy called choriocarcinoma. All women with a molar pregnancy should be evaluated after the pregnancy for

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Choriocarcinoma is a malignant and aggressive cancer of the placenta. It is characterized by early hematogenous spread to the lungs.

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