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What is Thyroid cancer, Hurthle cell?

What is Thyroid cancer, Hurthle cell?

  • Thyroid cancer, Hurthle cell: A rare form of cancer that originates in the thyroid gland. This cancer is characterized by the abnormal presence of Hurthle cells which may signify benign or malignant thyroid cancer. The cancer usually responds well to treatment if detected in the earlier stages.

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

Thyroid cancer, Hurthle cell: Introduction

Types of Thyroid cancer, Hurthle cell:

Broader types of Thyroid cancer, Hurthle cell:

How serious is Thyroid cancer, Hurthle cell?

Complications of Thyroid cancer, Hurthle cell: see complications of Thyroid cancer, Hurthle cell

What causes Thyroid cancer, Hurthle cell?

Causes of Thyroid cancer, Hurthle cell: see causes of Thyroid cancer, Hurthle cell

What are the symptoms of Thyroid cancer, Hurthle cell?

Symptoms of Thyroid cancer, Hurthle cell: see symptoms of Thyroid cancer, Hurthle cell

Complications of Thyroid cancer, Hurthle cell: see complications of Thyroid cancer, Hurthle cell

Thyroid cancer, Hurthle cell: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Thyroid cancer, Hurthle cell.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Thyroid cancer, Hurthle cell.

How is it treated?

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

Name and Aliases of Thyroid cancer, Hurthle cell

Main name of condition: Thyroid cancer, Hurthle cell

Other names or spellings for Thyroid cancer, Hurthle cell:

oxyphil cell cancer, Thyroid carcinoma, Hurthle cell, Thyroid cancer, follicular, Hurthle cell type, Follicular thyroid cancer, Hurthle cell type, Hurthle cell carcinoma of the thyroid

Follicular thyroid cancer, Hurthle cell type, Hurthle cell carcinoma of the thyroid, Thyroid cancer, follicular, Hurthle cell type, Thyroid carcinoma, Hurthle cell
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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