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Stage 0 Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma In Situ

Glossary

stage 0 medullary thyroid carcinoma in situ

No tumor is found in the thyroid but abnormal cells are found by screening tests. These abnormal cells may become cancer and spread into nearby normal tissue.

Last updated: 2014-02-26

Source: The National Cancer Institute's Dictionary of Cancer Terms (http://www.cancer.gov/dictionary)