This book offers a comprehensive overview of medullary thyroid
carcinoma, both in the more common sporadic form and in the
familial form, multiple endocrine neoplasia (MEN) types 2A and 2B.
The coverage includes, but is not limited to, molecular biology and
genetics, pathology, clinical presentation, imaging techniques,
surgical treatment, and follow-up. The role of calcitonin as a
highly sensitive and specific tumor marker for the screening,... more...