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MC type of thyroid cancer

papillary carcinoma

2

2nd MC type of thyroid cancer

Follicular

3

activation of receptor tyrosine kinases

papillary and medullary

4

hashimoto thyroiditis is a risk factor

lymphoma

5

cancer arising from parafollicular C cells

medullary

6

commonly associated w/ wither RAS or PAX8-PPAR gamma 1 rearrangement

follicular

7

Commonly associated w/ rearrangement in RET oncogene or NTRK1

papillary

8

MC mutation in the BRAF gene (serene/threonine kinase)

papillary