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"Medullary thyroid cancer"

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    a physical examination of any swelling in the lymph nodes in the neck along with blood tests for abnormal levels in thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH). In case medullary thyroid cancer is suggestedRead more

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Medullary thyroid cancer


Medullary thyroid cancer (MTC) is a form of thyroid carcinoma which originates from the parafollicular cells (C cells), which produce the hormone calcitonin. Medullary tumors are the third most common of all thyroid cancers. They make up about 3% of all thyroid cancer cases.Approximately 25% of medullary thyroid cancer is genetic in nature, caused by a mutation in the RET proto-oncogene. This...More