follicular thyroid cancer

Cancer that develops from cells in the follicular areas of the thyroid. One of the slow-growing, highly treatable types of thyroid cancer.

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  • papillary thyroid cancer — Cancer that forms in follicular cells in the thyroid and grows in small finger like shapes. It grows slowly, is more common in women than in men, and often occurs before age 45. It is the most common type of thyroid cancer …   English dictionary of cancer terms

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  • Cancer, thyroid — Cancer of the gland in front of the neck that normally produces thyroid hormone which is important to the normal regulation of the metabolism of the body. There are four major types of thyroid cancer papillary, follicular, medullary, and… …   Medical dictionary


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