NUT Carcinoma

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Title: NUT Carcinoma
Description: Drawing showing areas where NUT carcinoma may form, including the nose (nasal cavity), throat (pharynx), larynx, lung, thymus, trachea, bronchi, area between the lungs, liver, pancreas, and bladder.

NUT carcinoma is a rare type of cancer that forms in the respiratory tract or in other places along the middle of the body, including the thymus, the area between the lungs, and the liver, pancreas, and bladder. It usually grows and spreads quickly and cannot be cured. NUT carcinoma usually occurs in children and young adults.
Topics/Categories: Anatomy -- Respiratory/Thoracic System
Type: Color, Medical Illustration (JPEG format)
Source: National Cancer Institute
Creator: Terese Winslow (Illustrator)
AV Number: CDR803493
Date Created: July 18, 2022
Date Added: January 13, 2021
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