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Thyroid cancer, anaplastic

Thyroid cancer, anaplastic: Introduction

Thyroid cancer, anaplastic: Anaplastic thyroid cancer is the least common type of thyroid cancer (only 1 to 2 percent of cases ... more about Thyroid cancer, anaplastic.

Thyroid cancer, anaplastic: A thyroid gland cancer that is quite aggressive and metastasizes to other parts of the body. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Thyroid cancer, anaplastic is available below.

Symptoms of Thyroid cancer, anaplastic

Treatments for Thyroid cancer, anaplastic

  • Surgery - usually inoperable at presentation
    • Total thyroidectomy
    • Local lymph node removal
  • Radiation
    • External radiation after thyroidectomy
  • more treatments...»

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Anaplastic thyroid cancer is the least common type of thyroid cancer (only 1 to 2 percent of cases). It arises in the follicular cells. The cancer cells are highly abnormal and difficult to recognize. This type of cancer is usually very hard to control because the cancer cells tend to grow and spread very quickly. (Source: excerpt from What You Need To Know About Thyroid Cancer: NCI)

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Thyroid cancer, anaplastic is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Thyroid cancer, anaplastic, or a subtype of Thyroid cancer, anaplastic, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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