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Researchers identify a new thyroid cancer gene via another disease.

Thyroid cancer, the most common cancer of the endocrine glands, is the fastest rising cancer in women and second fastest rising in men in the U.S.  Thyroid cancer is a cancer originating from follicular or parafollicular thyroid cells. These cells give rise to both well-differentiated cancers (i.e., papillary and follicular) and analastic thyroid cancer.  The second cell type, the C

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