Hurthle cell carcinoma

Widely invasive Hurthle cell carcinoma

What is widely invasive Hurthle cell carcinoma? Widely invasive Hurthle cell carcinoma is a type of thyroid cancer. The tumour is called “widely invasive” because groups of cancer cells are found throughout the normal thyroid gland. How is widely invasive Hurthle cell carcinoma diagnosed? The diagnosis of widely invasive Hurthle cell carcinoma can only be …
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Minimally invasive Hurthle cell carcinoma

What is minimally invasive Hurthle cell carcinoma? Minimally invasive Hurthle cell carcinoma is a type of thyroid cancer. The tumour is separated from the normal thyroid gland by a thin band of tissue called a tumour capsule. In a “minimally invasive” tumour, groups of cancer cells have broken through the tumour capsule and spread into …
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Encapsulated angioinvasive Hurthle cell carcinoma

What is encapsulated angioinvasive Hurthle cell carcinoma? Encapsulated angioinvasive Hurthle cell carcinoma is a type of thyroid cancer. The tumour is called “encapsulated” because it is separated from the normal thyroid gland by a thin band of tissue called a tumour capsule. “Angioinvasive” means that cancer cells were found inside at least one blood vessel …
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Hurthle cell carcinoma

What is Hurthle cell carcinoma? A Hurthle cell carcinoma is a type of thyroid cancer. It is made up of large pink cells called Hurthle cells.¬†This type of cancer is more likely to develop in older adults and it is rarely seen in children. Patients with Hurthle cell carcinoma may notice a growth or lump …
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