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Thyroid carcinoma

A carcinoma arising from the thyroid gland. It is usually an adenocarcinoma and includes the following main subtypes: follicular, papillary, medullary, poorly differentiated, and anaplastic. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
107811
Concept ID:
C0549473
Neoplastic Process
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Carcinoma

A malignant neoplasm made up of epithelial cells tending to infiltrate the surrounding tissues and give rise to metastases. It is a histological type of neoplasm and not a synonym for "cancer." [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
2867
Concept ID:
C0007097
Neoplastic Process
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Carcinoma

MedGen UID:
910818
Concept ID:
CN241453
Finding
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Thyroid carcinoma

The presence of a carcinoma of the thyroid gland. [from HPO]

MedGen UID:
505391
Concept ID:
CN002613
Finding
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Medullary thyroid carcinoma

The presence of a medullary carcinoma of the thyroid gland. [from HPO]

MedGen UID:
505380
Concept ID:
CN002590
Finding
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Mass of body structure

A benign or malignant pathologic structure in any part of the body, resulting from a neoplastic accumulation of cells, inflammatory cells, or cystic changes. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
108287
Concept ID:
C0577559
Finding
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Mass of ovary

An abnormal growth in the ovary. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
68708
Concept ID:
C0240611
Finding
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Medullary thyroid carcinoma

A neuroendocrine carcinoma arising from the C-cells of the thyroid gland. It is closely associated with multiple endocrine neoplasia syndromes. Approximately 10% to 20% of medullary thyroid carcinomas are familial. Patients usually present with a thyroid nodule that is painless and firm. In the majority of cases nodal involvement is present at diagnosis. Surgery is the preferred treatment for both primary lesions and recurrences. This carcinoma is generally not very sensitive to radiation and almost unresponsive to chemotherapy. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
66772
Concept ID:
C0238462
Neoplastic Process
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