What Is the Survival Rate for Thyroid Cancer?

Q:

What’s the survival rate for people with thyroid cancer?

A:

The survival rate for thyroid cancer varies, because the type and stage of each case are different.

Papillary thyroid cancer

Stage 5-Year Relative Survival Rate
I Near 100%
II Near 100%
III 93%
IV 51%

 

Follicular thyroid cancer

Stage 5-Year Relative Survival Rate
I Near 100%
II Near 100%
III 71%
IV 50%

 

Medullary thyroid cancer

Stage 5-Year Relative Survival Rate
I Near 100%
II 98%
III 81%
IV 28%

 

Anaplastic thyroid cancer

The 5-year relative survival rate for anaplastic thyroid cancer (stage IV thyroid cancer) is about 7%.

 

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