Metastatic placental site trophoblastic tumor: long-term remission in a patient treated with EMA/CO chemotherapy.

@article{Swisher1998MetastaticPS,
  title={Metastatic placental site trophoblastic tumor: long-term remission in a patient treated with EMA/CO chemotherapy.},
  author={Elizabeth M. Swisher and Charles W. Drescher},
  journal={Gynecologic oncology},
  year={1998},
  volume={68 1},
  pages={62-5}
}
OBJECTIVE We document a case of long-term remission in a patient with metastatic placental site trophoblastic tumor (PSTT) and attempt to determine the response rate of metastatic PSTT to EMA/CO (etoposide, methotrexate, actinomycin-D, cyclophosphamide, and vincristine) combination chemotherapy based on available reports. METHODS Medical records, histological slides, and radiological films were reviewed for a patient with metastatic PSTT diagnosed in 1991. Using Medline and cross-references… CONTINUE READING