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Thyroid Cancer – Types and Incidences

Majid Ali, M.D. Thyroid cancers are classified according to the microscopic features of the tumors. Following are major types: 1. Papillary thyroid cancer (75% to 85% of cases) Often in young females 2. Follicular thyroid cancer (10% to 20% of cases) 3. Medullary thyroid cancer (5% to 8% of cases)- Arises from parafollicular cells 4. Poorly differentiated thyroid cancer 5.

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