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  • 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.

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  • Treatment of MTC is by surgical removal of the thyroid.

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  • Since MTC is slow growing, metastasis may not be obvious.

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  • Metastasis is very serious in MTC because chemotherapy and radiation therapy are not effective in controlling its spread.

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  • One of the most serious consequences of MEN is MTC.

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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.

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