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What is Thyroid cancer, familial medullary?

What is Thyroid cancer, familial medullary?

  • Thyroid cancer, familial medullary: A rare inherited form of thyroid cancer. The familial form of thyroid cancer is more aggressive than other forms.

Thyroid cancer, familial medullary 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, familial medullary, or a subtype of Thyroid cancer, familial medullary, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Thyroid cancer, familial medullary: Introduction

Types of Thyroid cancer, familial medullary:

Broader types of Thyroid cancer, familial medullary:

How serious is Thyroid cancer, familial medullary?

Complications of Thyroid cancer, familial medullary: see complications of Thyroid cancer, familial medullary

What causes Thyroid cancer, familial medullary?

Causes of Thyroid cancer, familial medullary: see causes of Thyroid cancer, familial medullary

What are the symptoms of Thyroid cancer, familial medullary?

Symptoms of Thyroid cancer, familial medullary: see symptoms of Thyroid cancer, familial medullary

Complications of Thyroid cancer, familial medullary: see complications of Thyroid cancer, familial medullary

Thyroid cancer, familial medullary: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Thyroid cancer, familial medullary.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Thyroid cancer, familial medullary.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Thyroid cancer, familial medullary: Oncologist, Endocrinologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Thyroid cancer, familial medullary.
Treatments for Thyroid cancer, familial medullary: see treatments for Thyroid cancer, familial medullary

Name and Aliases of Thyroid cancer, familial medullary

Main name of condition: Thyroid cancer, familial medullary

Other names or spellings for Thyroid cancer, familial medullary:

FMTC, Medullary thyroid cancer, familial, Familial medullary thyroid carcinoma, MTC, familial

Familial medullary thyroid carcinoma, MTC, familial, Medullary thyroid cancer, familial
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Thyroid cancer, familial medullary: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Thyroid cancer, familial medullary:

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  • MEN syndrome
  • Papillary carcinoma of thyroid
  • Diarrhoea
  • Flushing episodes
  • Calcitonin
  • Liver metastasis
 

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