How is papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) staged?

Updated: Jun 18, 2020
  • Author: Ponnandai S Somasundar, MD, MPH, FACS; Chief Editor: Neetu Radhakrishnan, MD  more...
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The staging of well-differentiated thyroid cancers follows the tumor, node, metastasis (TNM) classification system. Staging differs, depending on whether the patient is younger or older than 45 years of age.


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