NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,413 terms related to cancer and medicine.

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stage II medullary thyroid cancer
(... MED-yoo-LAYR-ee THY-royd KAN-ser)
One of the following is found: (1) cancer is found in the thyroid only and the tumor is larger than 2 centimeters; or (2) the tumor is any size and cancer has spread from the thyroid to nearby muscles in the neck.