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Thyroid cancer, papillary

Thyroid cancer, papillary: Introduction

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

Symptoms of Thyroid cancer, papillary

Treatments for Thyroid cancer, papillary

  • Surgery
    • Total thyroidectomy - treatment of choice in most cases
    • Unilateral lobectomy
    • More extensive surgery for local spread
    • Selective neck dissection
  • more treatments...»

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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)


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