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parafollicular

[pair-uh-fah-LICK-yuh-ler] near a follicle. In cancer, the term can be used to describe the C cells in the thyroid (parafollicular cells). See also follicle, follicular.

Cancer Glossary

... parafollicular Search [pair-uh-fah-LICK-yuh-ler]. near a follicle. In cancer,
the term can be used to describe the C cells in ...

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

Tumor markers found in blood or urine

... is working. Calcitonin. Calcitonin is a hormone produced by cells called
parafollicular C cells in the thyroid gland. It normally ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/tumormarkers/tumor-markers-t-m-blood-urine

What is thyroid cancer? | American Cancer Society

... C cells (also called parafollicular cells) make calcitonin, a hormone
that helps control how the body uses calcium. Other ...

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

What is thyroid cancer?

... C cells (also called parafollicular cells) make calcitonin, a hormone
that helps control how the body uses calcium. Other ...

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

Thyroid Cancer Overview

... control how the body uses energy. • C cells (also called parafollicular
cells) make calcitonin, a hormone that helps control ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/acspc-030369-pdf.pdf

Thyroid Cancer

... TSH). • C cells (also called parafollicular cells) make calcitonin, a
hormone that helps control how the body uses calcium. ...

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

Tumor Markers

... working. Calcitonin Calcitonin is a hormone produced by cells called
parafollicular C cells in the thyroid gland. It normally ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003189-pdf.pdf