familial medullary thyroid cancer

Pronunciation:(fuh-MIH-lee-ul MED-yoo-LAYR-ee THY-royd KAN-ser)

Definition: An inherited form of medullary thyroid cancer (cancer that forms in the cells of the thyroid that make the hormone calcitonin).Cancer.govPatient

carcinoma de tiroides medular familiarForma heredada de cáncer medular de tiroides (cáncer que se forma en las células de la tiroides que elaboran la hormona calcitonina).Cancer.govPatient2007-08-20