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Thyroid cancer, Hurthle cell

Thyroid cancer, Hurthle cell: Introduction

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. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Thyroid cancer, Hurthle cell is available below.

Symptoms of Thyroid cancer, Hurthle cell

Treatments for Thyroid cancer, Hurthle cell

  • Thyroidectomy
  • Surgery
    • Total thyroidectomy
  • Radioactive iodine treatment - if uptake is positive post-operatively
  • Thyroxine therapy - to suppress TSH which may have a stimulatory effect on residual cancer cells
  • more treatments...»

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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.
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