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

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Title: Thyroid Cancer, Papillary And Follicular, Stage IVA (55 Years And Older)
Description: Stage IVA papillary and follicular thyroid cancer in patients 55 years and older; drawing shows cancer has (a) spread to tissue in front of the spine, (b) surrounded the common carotid artery, and (c) surrounded the blood vessels in the area between the lungs. Also shown are the thyroid gland, trachea, and lymph nodes.

Stage IVA papillary and follicular thyroid cancer in patients 55 years and older. The tumor is any size and cancer has (a) spread to tissue in front of 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: CDR780089
Date Created: April 20, 2018
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