Thyroid Cancer, Medullary, Stage IVB

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Title: Thyroid Cancer, Medullary, Stage IVB
Description: Stage IVB medullary thyroid cancer; drawing shows cancer has (a) spread from the thyroid gland to tissue in front of the spine and to the spine (inset), (b) surrounded the common carotid artery, and (c) surrounded the blood vessels in the area between the lungs. Also shown are the lymph nodes and trachea.

Stage IVB medullary thyroid cancer. The tumor is any size and cancer has (a) spread to tissue in front of the spine or to the spine; or (b) surrounded the carotid artery; or (c) surrounded the blood vessels in the area between the lungs. Cancer may have spread to lymph nodes.
Topics/Categories: Anatomy -- Respiratory/Thoracic System
Staging
Type: Color, Medical Illustration
Source: National Cancer Institute
Creator: Terese Winslow (Illustrator)
AV Number: CDR780093
Date Created: September 18, 2017
Date Added: May 15, 2017
Reuse Restrictions: Yes - This image is copyright protected. Any use of this image is subject to prevailing copyright laws. U.S. Government has reuse rights. Please contact the rights holder of this image for permission requests.

Rights holder: Terese Winslow
Email: terese@teresewinslow.com