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follicle

[fah-lick-uhl] a sac or pouch-like structure made up of groups of cells. There are many types of follicles of all sizes in the body; for example, in the scalp, around the teeth, in lymph cells, in the thyroid, and in the ovaries. See also follicular.

What is thyroid cancer? | American Cancer Society

... These cancers develop from thyroid follicular cells. ... Of these, the follicular
subtype (also called mixed papillary-follicular variant) occurs most often. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/thyroidcancer/detailedguide/thyroid-cancer-what-is-thyroid-cancer

Cancer Glossary

... yuh-ler]. relating to a follicle or follicles. In medicine, may refer to a type of cell
in the thyroid, or to a type of cancer that starts in these follicular cells. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=f

What is thyroid cancer? | American Cancer Society

... These cancers start in thyroid follicular cells. ... Follicular thyroid cancer:
This is the next most common type of thyroid cancer. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/thyroidcancer/overviewguide/thyroid-cancer-overview-thyroid-cancer

May 2009

... from the next study, which reported that the use of a tumor vaccine in patients
with a non-Hodgkin lymphoma called follicular lymphoma were found ...

http://www.cancer.org/aboutus/drlensblog/2009/05/default.aspx

It's Not The End Of The Road For Lymphoma Vaccine

... from the next study, which reported that the use of a tumor vaccine in patients
with a non-Hodgkin lymphoma called follicular lymphoma were found ...

http://www.cancer.org/aboutus/drlensblog/post/2009/05/31/its-not-the-end-of-the-road-for-lymphoma-vaccine.aspx

Treatment of thyroid cancer by type and stage | American ...

... Follicular and Hürthle cell carcinoma. Often, it isn't clear that a tumor
is a follicular cancer based on a FNA biopsy. If the ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/thyroidcancer/detailedguide/thyroid-cancer-treating-by-stage

Types of non-Hodgkin lymphoma

... It is treated like DLBCL. Follicular lymphoma. About 1 out of 5 lymphomas
in the United States is follicular lymphoma. The ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/non-hodgkinlymphoma/detailedguide/non-hodgkin-lymphoma-types-of-non-hodgkin-lymphoma

Survival rates and factors that affect prognosis (outlook) for ...

... Follicular Lymphoma International Prognostic Index. ... The rates were based
on people diagnosed with follicular lymphoma in the 1980s and 1990s. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/non-hodgkinlymphoma/detailedguide/non-hodgkin-lymphoma-factors-prognosis

Treating B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma

... Follicular lymphoma. ... In some cases, follicular lymphoma can change
(transform) into or return as diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/non-hodgkinlymphoma/detailedguide/non-hodgkin-lymphoma-treating-b-cell-lymphoma

Thyroid Cancer

... improves the survival rate of patients with papillary or follicular thyroid cancer ...
lining of the mouth and intestines, and the hair follicles, also divide ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003144-pdf.pdf