NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,468 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- papillary thyroid cancer
- listen (PA-pih-LAYR-ee THY-royd KAN-ser)
- Cancer that forms in follicular cells in the thyroid and grows in small finger-like shapes. It grows slowly, is more common in women than in men, and often occurs before age 45. It is the most common type of thyroid cancer.