Methotrexate for Trophoblastic Cancer
Why It Is Used
Methotrexate is the drug of choice for treating Reference trophoblastic cancer Opens New Window that affects the uterus only, which accounts for the vast majority of cancer caused by Reference molar pregnancy Opens New Window.
Methotrexate can be used to prevent trophoblastic cancer in women who are considered high risk for developing cancer after removal of a molar pregnancy.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: May 14, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Reference Deborah A. Penava, BA, MD, FRCSC, MPH - Obstetrics and Gynecology