NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,790 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- stage 0 medullary thyroid carcinoma in situ
- listen (... MED-yoo-LAYR-ee THY-royd KAR-sih-NOH-muh in SY-too)
- No tumor is found in the thyroid but abnormal cells are found by screening tests. These abnormal cells may become cancer and spread into nearby normal tissue.