Thyroid Cancer, Papillary And Follicular, Stage IVB

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Title: Thyroid Cancer, Papillary And Follicular, Stage IVB
Description: Stage IVB papillary and follicular thyroid cancer in patients 45 years and older; drawing shows cancer that has spread from the thyroid gland to tissue in front of the spine and has surrounded the common carotid artery and the blood vessels in the area between the lungs. Also shown are the internal jugular vein, lymph nodes, and trachea.

Stage IVB papillary and follicular thyroid cancer in patients 45 years and older. Cancer has (a) spread to tissue in front of the spine or (b) surrounded the carotid artery or (c) spread to 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: CDR780092
Date Created: December 12, 2016
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