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    What is anaplastic thyroid cancer?

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    Dr Nicolas Oddone Baridon MBBS, MS, MD, FRACS is an accomplished and passionate General Surgeon whose main interest is thyroid surgery (endocrine surgeon). He has … View Profile

    Anaplastic thyroid cancer is the most aggressive form of thyroid cancer. The name anaplastic comes from the cells that barely resemble their orgin, the thyroid gland. These cancers grow quickly, invade adjacent structures and are difficult to treat. Luckily it is not very common.

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