Oral contraceptive use and gestational choriocarcinoma.

  • Jake Palmer
  • Published 1991 in Cancer detection and prevention


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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