Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Chorioblastoma Outlook

What to expect with choriocarcinoma:

  • About 90% of women with non-metastatic choriocarcinoma are cured with treatment.
  • Most women remain fertile following treatment.
  • In women with spread of the cancer, up to 87% achieve cancer remission with appropriate treatment.
  • There is a low risk of cancer recurrence.

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Last Updated: Mar 12, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Chorioblastoma References
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