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Thyroid Cancer Treatment Options by Stage

Treatment of thyroid cancer depends on the type and stage of the disease, and the patient's age and overall health.

Stage I and II Papillary and Follicular Thyroid Cancer

Treatment may be one of the following:

Stage III Papillary and Follicular Thyroid Cancer

Treatment involves the following:

Stage IV Papillary and Follicular Thyroid Cancer

Treatment may involve any of the following:

Medullary Thyroid Cancer

Treatment may involve any of the following:

Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer

Treatment may include any of the following:

Recurrent Thyroid Cancer

The choice of treatment depends on the type of thyroid cancer the patient has, the kind of treatment the patient had before, and where the cancer comes back. Treatment may include any of the following:

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