Medullary carcinoma of the thyroid is cancer of the thyroid gland that starts in cells that release a hormone called calcitonin. Such cells are called "C" cells.
Thyroid - medullary carcinoma; Cancer - thyroid (medullary carcinoma); MTC
The cause of medullary carcinoma of the thyroid (MTC) is unknown.
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