Oral contraceptive use and gestational choriocarcinoma.

  • Jake Palmer
  • Published 1991 in Cancer detection and prevention

Abstract

Substantial advances have occurred in the treatment of gestational trophoblastic disease, but little is known about the etiology. Routine screening of data from a case-control study of several diseases revealed an association between gestational choriocarcinoma and oral contraceptive (OC) use. A detailed analysis of 23 cases of gestational choriocarcinoma… (More)

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