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What is Thyroid cancer, papillary?

What is Thyroid cancer, papillary?

  • Thyroid cancer, papillary: A usually slow-growing cancer of the thyroid gland which is rarely fatal. The cancer develops from cells in the thyroid that produce iodine-containing hormones. This type of cancer usually responds well to treatment.

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

Thyroid cancer, papillary: Introduction

Types of Thyroid cancer, papillary:

Broader types of Thyroid cancer, papillary:

Who gets Thyroid cancer, papillary?

Gender Ratio for Thyroid cancer, papillary: female:male 3:2

How serious is Thyroid cancer, papillary?

Complications of Thyroid cancer, papillary: see complications of Thyroid cancer, papillary

What causes Thyroid cancer, papillary?

Causes of Thyroid cancer, papillary: see causes of Thyroid cancer, papillary

What are the symptoms of Thyroid cancer, papillary?

Symptoms of Thyroid cancer, papillary: see symptoms of Thyroid cancer, papillary

Complications of Thyroid cancer, papillary: see complications of Thyroid cancer, papillary

Onset of Thyroid cancer, papillary: usually 30-50 years of age

Thyroid cancer, papillary: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Thyroid cancer, papillary.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Thyroid cancer, papillary.

How is it treated?

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

Name and Aliases of Thyroid cancer, papillary

Main name of condition: Thyroid cancer, papillary

Other names or spellings for Thyroid cancer, papillary:

Thyroid carcinoma, papillary, Papillary thyroid carcinoma

Papillary thyroid carcinoma, Thyroid carcinoma, papillary
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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