NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,119 terms related to cancer and medicine.
- listen (THY-roh-GLAH-byoo-lin)
- The form that thyroid hormone takes when stored in the cells of the thyroid. If the thyroid has been removed, thyroglobulin should not show up on a blood test. Doctors measure thyroglobulin level in blood to detect thyroid cancer cells that remain in the body after treatment.