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Glossary: parathyroid cancer, Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota

parathyroid cancer

(PAYR-uh-THY-royd KAN-ser)

A rare cancer that forms in tissues of one or more of the parathyroid glands (four pea-sized glands in the neck that make parathyroid hormone, which helps the body store and use calcium).

2005-12-22Parathyroid Cancer