What is the staging for papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) in patients younger than 45 years?

Updated: Jun 18, 2020
  • Author: Ponnandai S Somasundar, MD, MPH, FACS; Chief Editor: Neetu Radhakrishnan, MD  more...
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Staging for patients younger than 45 years is as follows:

  • Stage I - Any T, any N, M0 (cancer in thyroid only)

  • Stage II - Any T, any N, M1 (cancer spread cervical lymph nodes or to distant organs

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