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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Cáncer folicular de tiroides

Follicular thyroid cancer (fuh-LIH-kyoo-ler THY-royd KAN-ser)
Cancer that forms in follicular cells in the thyroid. It grows slowly and is highly treatable.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.