Thyroid Cancer, Papillary And Follicular, Stage III (55 Years And Older)

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Title: Thyroid Cancer, Papillary And Follicular, Stage III (55 Years And Older)
Description: Stage III papillary and follicular thyroid cancer in patients 55 years and older; drawing shows cancer that has spread from the thyroid gland to the esophagus, the trachea, the larynx, and the left recurrent laryngeal nerve. Also shown is the right recurrent laryngeal nerve.

Stage III papillary and follicular thyroid cancer in patients 55 years and older. The tumor is any size and cancer has spread from the thyroid to soft tissue under the skin, the esophagus, the trachea, the larynx, or the recurrent laryngeal nerve (a nerve that goes to the larynx). 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: CDR779382
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