Gerald T Dang

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A ser891ala RET proto-oncogene mutation has been previously discovered in a single kindred with familial medullary thyroid carcinoma (FMTC). An additional two probands with this mutation and with medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC) without any other manifestations of MEN 2 have been identified. In one of thse families, two other individuals also had the(More)
Hereditary medullary thyroid carcinoma, a tumor that arises from the parafollicular cells of the thyroid gland, occurs in isolation (as in familial medullary thyroid carcinoma), in association with hyperparathyroidism and pheochromocytoma (as in multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2A), or in association with pheochromocytoma, marfanoid habitus, and mucosal(More)
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