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  • Children who are identified as carriers of the RET gene can be offered total thyroidectomy as a preventative (prophylactic) measure to prevent the development of MTC.
  • Patients with both MEN 2A and MEN 2B experience two main symptoms, medullary thyroid cancer (MTC) and a tumor of the adrenal gland medulla known as pheochromocytoma.
  • Metastasis is very serious in MTC because chemotherapy and radiation therapy are not effective in controlling its spread.
  • MTC is a slow-growing cancer, but one that can be cured in less than 50 percent of cases.
  • MTC can be detected by measuring levels of the thyroid hormone, calcitonin.
 

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