Thyroid Cancer, Papillary And Follicular, Stage III

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Title: Thyroid Cancer, Papillary And Follicular, Stage III
Description: Stage III papillary and follicular thyroid cancer in patients 45 years and older; drawing shows (a) cancer in the thyroid gland and the tumor is larger than 4 centimeters; (b) cancer has spread to tissues just outside the thyroid gland; and (c) cancer has spread to lymph nodes near the trachea. Also shown is the larynx.

Stage III papillary and follicular thyroid cancer in patients 45 years and older. The tumor is (a) larger than 4 centimeters and only in the thyroid; or (b) the tumor is any size and cancer has spread to tissues just outside the thyroid, but not to lymph nodes; or (c) the tumor is any size and cancer may have spread to tissues just outside the thyroid and has spread to lymph nodes near the trachea or the larynx (voice box).
Topics/Categories: Anatomy -- Respiratory/Thoracic System
Staging
Type: Color, Medical Illustration
Source: National Cancer Institute
Creator: Terese Winslow (Illustrator)
AV Number: CDR779382
Date Created: June 12, 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