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Flashcards in Thyroid cancer Deck (7)
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1

Has a bad prognosis

Anaplastic

2

Spreads mainly via blood

Follicular (follicular flows)

3

Has a relationship with MEN

Medullary

4

Occurs in iodine rich areas of the thyroid gland

Papillary

5

Psammoma calcification is diagnostic

Papillary thyroid carcinoma

6

Associated with a raised calcitonin levels

Medullary

7

Affects younger patients, has a good prognosis

Papillary