stage II papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (55 years and older)

Pronunciation: (... PA-pih-LAYR-ee ... fuh-LIH-kyoo-ler THY-royd KAN-ser ...)

One of the following is found: (1) cancer is found in the thyroid and the tumor is 4 centimeters or smaller; cancer has spread to nearby lymph nodes; or (2) cancer is found in the thyroid, the tumor is larger than 4 centimeters, and cancer may have spread to nearby lymph nodes; or (3) the tumor is any size and cancer has spread from the thyroid to nearby muscles in the neck and may have spread to nearby lymph nodes.

Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

Caption: Stage II papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (1) in patients 55 years and older. Cancer is found in the thyroid and the tumor is 4 centimeters or smaller. Cancer has spread to nearby lymph nodes.

Caption: Stage II papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (2) in patients 55 years and older. Cancer is found in the thyroid and the tumor is larger than 4 centimeters. Cancer may have spread to nearby lymph nodes.

Caption: Stage II papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (3) in patients 55 years and older. The tumor is any size and cancer has spread from the thyroid to nearby muscles in the neck. Cancer may have spread to nearby lymph nodes.

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