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  • Disease

    Testicular cancer

    
The male reproductive structures include the penis, the scrotum, the seminal vesicles and the prostate.

    Testicular cancer is cancer that starts in the testicles. The testicles are the male reproductive glands located in the scrotum.

  • Disease

    Throat or larynx cancer

    Structures of the throat include the esophagus, trachea, epiglottis and tonsils.

    Throat cancer is cancer of the vocal cords, larynx (voice box), or other areas of the throat.

  • Disease

    Thyroid cancer

    This CT scan of the upper chest (thorax) shows a malignant thyroid tumor (cancer). The dark area around the trachea (marked by the white U-shaped tip of the respiratory tube) is an area where normal tissue has been eroded and died (necrosis) as a result of tumor growth.

    Thyroid cancer is a cancer that starts in the thyroid gland. The thyroid gland is located inside the front of your lower neck.

  • Disease

    Thyroid cancer - medullary carcinoma

    This CT scan of the upper chest (thorax) shows a malignant thyroid tumor (cancer). The dark area around the trachea (marked by the white U-shaped tip of the respiratory tube) is an area where normal tissue has been eroded and died (necrosis) as a result of tumor growth.

    Medullary carcinoma of the thyroid is cancer of the thyroid gland that starts in cells that release a hormone called calcitonin. These cells are called ā€œCā€...

  • Disease

    Thyroid cancer - papillary carcinoma

    This CT scan of the upper chest (thorax) shows a malignant thyroid tumor (cancer). The dark area around the trachea (marked by the white U-shaped tip of the respiratory tube) is an area where normal tissue has been eroded and died (necrosis) as a result of tumor growth.

    Papillary carcinoma of the thyroid is the most common cancer of the thyroid gland. The thyroid gland is located inside the front of the lower neck.