Gestational Trophoblastic Disease Prof Sekharan

  title={Gestational Trophoblastic Disease Prof Sekharan},
  author={P. Chandra Sekharan and P Kusumakumary and J Obstet and Felix Marchand},
It is over 100 years since Felix Marchand identified choriocarcinoma as a tumor arising from placental villous trophoblast. In 1956, Hertz etal 1 first reported the cure of a patient with metastatic choriocarcinoma using chemotherapy. The next decade saw Hertz and colleagues at the National Institute of Health, Brewer in Chicago and Bagshawe in London develop the chemotherapeutic approach to gestational trophoblastic neoplasia that would cure the majority of patients with this fatal disease… CONTINUE READING