Hurthle cell carcinoma

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What is Hurthle cell carcinoma?

Hurthle cell carcinoma is a rare type of thyroid cancer. It can either be benign or malignant. Hurthle cell carcinoma has the highest rate of metastases of any differentiated thyroid carcinomas. The most common treatment for this type of cancer is surgical removal of the thyroid.

Common symptoms reported by people with Hurthle cell carcinoma

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people with Hurthle cell carcinoma

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Compare treatments taken by people with Hurthle cell carcinoma

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Who has Hurthle cell carcinoma on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 0
40s 3
50s 1
60s 1
70+ 1
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 1
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 2
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 1
Female 5

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 4
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from Hurthle cell carcinoma patients who have completed their condition history
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