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What are the treatment options for gestational trophoblastic tumors?

The treatment for gestational trophoblastic tumors depends on the type of tumor and the extent of spread. The two main options for therapy are surgery and chemotherapy. Radiation therapy is used less commonly, primarily when the tumor has spread to distant parts of the body. Sometimes more than one type of therapy is used.

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