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choriocarcinoma

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A malignant tumor that develops from trophoblast cells and usually occurs in the uterus.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as syncytioma.

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  • noun pathology A malignant, trophoblastic cancer, usually of the placenta

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Examples

  • And finally, as Min Chiu Li had seen with choriocarcinoma, perhaps one needed to continue chemotherapy not just for weeks and months as Frei and Freireich had done, but for month after month, stretching into two or even three years.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • The hcg level—the hormone secreted by choriocarcinoma—had turned out to be its real fingerprint, its marker.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • Even rarer than leukemia, choriocarcinoma often grows out of the placental tissue surrounding an abnormal pregnancy, then metastasizes rapidly and fatally into the lung and the brain.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • When it occurs, choriocarcinoma is thus a double tragedy: an abnormal pregnancy compounded by a lethal malignancy, birth tipped into death.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • When it occurs, choriocarcinoma is thus a double tragedy: an abnormal pregnancy compounded by a lethal malignancy, birth tipped into death.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • The hcg level—the hormone secreted by choriocarcinoma—had turned out to be its real fingerprint, its marker.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • Antifolates had never been tried in this disease, but if the drugs could stop aggressive leukemias from growing—even if temporarily—might they not at least partially relieve the eruptions of choriocarcinoma?

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • And finally, as Min Chiu Li had seen with choriocarcinoma, perhaps one needed to continue chemotherapy not just for weeks and months as Frei and Freireich had done, but for month after month, stretching into two or even three years.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • On call late one evening, he tried to medically stabilize a woman with metastatic choriocarcinoma.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • On call late one evening, he tried to medically stabilize a woman with metastatic choriocarcinoma.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

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