Cancer types

Gestational trophoblastic tumours (GTT's)

Gestational trophoblastic tumours (GTTs) usually start in the womb. They are different to womb cancer which develops from the cells that make up the womb,

GTT develops from the tissue that is formed in the womb during pregnancy. GTT can be benign (not cancer) or malignant (cancer).

The links on this page will help you to find out more about GTT and its treatment.

GTT is a term which includes molar pregnancy, placental site trophoblastic tumour (PSTT), choriocarcinoma and persistent trophoblastic disease.

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