NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,800 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- familial medullary thyroid cancer
- listen (fuh-MIH-lee-ul MED-yoo-LAYR-ee THY-royd KAN-ser)
- An inherited form of medullary thyroid cancer (cancer that forms in the cells of the thyroid that make the hormone calcitonin).