Fewer than 40,000 people are diagnosed with a rare cancer each year in the United States. Altogether they make up just over 25% of all cancers in the country (National Cancer Institute).
A tumor that forms from cells that release hormones into the blood in response to a signal from the nervous system. Neuroendocrine tumors may make higher-than-normal amounts of hormones, which can cause many different symptoms. (NCI)
Caroline Chisolm, Gestational Trophoblastic Neoplasia, Grade 3
Cancer Details: As a result of a molar pregnancy
1st Symptoms: Morning sickness and an unusually high beta hCG
Treatment: EMACO chemotherapy