Patients with hydatiform mola and choriocarcinoma reveal higher concentration of Il-6 than healthy women. It is associated with disease prognosis and allows to determine at the time of establishing a diagnosis, whether a patient can be treated only surgically or requires an additional chemotherapy.
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