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1783764 tn?1330810661

Medullary Thyroid cancer

Anyone diagnosed with Medullary Carcinoma? If so, how long ago, and what, if any, treatment are you having.
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1711789 tn?1361308007
MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL
Hi there!

Medullary thyroid cancers often run in families and would require expensive surgery; +/- radiotherapy +/- chemotherapy (high risk cases) for adequate treatment. Also often they occur as a part of syndromes where active search for other possible tumours in the body is indicated. It would be best to discuss the situation and the suggested management plan in detail with the treating doctor.
Hope this is helpful.

Take care!
1783764 tn?1330810661
Yes, I am aware of this. I am a "sporadic" medullary cancer patient and looking for others who have this type of cancer.
168348 tn?1379357075
Just wanted to stop by and say hello.  Mine was papillary, .. hope you meet others on the community to chat with.

C~
1783764 tn?1330810661
Thanks for the comment, but so far, have yet to speak with anyone on this site diagnosed with medullary. :(
168348 tn?1379357075
I'm going to do a shout out on the other thyroid disorders community to see if anyone there may be able to stop by ........

C~
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