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I read one news about parathyroid cancer. Is it a common condition?

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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery
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In brief: Very, very rare.

While parathyroid tumors are very common, they are almost-always benign.
Cancer may be more likely with very high calcium levels or palpable tumors.

In brief: Very, very rare.

While parathyroid tumors are very common, they are almost-always benign.
Cancer may be more likely with very high calcium levels or palpable tumors.
Dr. Barry Rosen
Dr. Barry Rosen
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Dr. Morton Levitt
Pathology
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In brief: Parathyroid Cancer

This article discusses some salient facts about parathyroid cancer==>http://www.
Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0004523/. It is an extremely rare cancer, but can be treated depending on the stage of the tumor.

In brief: Parathyroid Cancer

This article discusses some salient facts about parathyroid cancer==>http://www.
Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0004523/. It is an extremely rare cancer, but can be treated depending on the stage of the tumor.
Dr. Morton Levitt
Dr. Morton Levitt
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