Understand Your Test

hCG Tumor Marker

Formal Name

 

Human Chorionic Gonadotropin, quantitative

 

Why Get Tested?

To help diagnose and monitor gestational trophoblastic disease or germ cell tumors.

When To Get Tested?

When your symptoms suggest gestational trophoblastic disease or germ cell tumors; to evaluate the effectiveness of treatment for these conditions; to monitor for recurrence.