What is the prognosis of primary thyroid lymphoma?

Updated: May 09, 2018
  • Author: Pramod K Sharma, MD; Chief Editor: Arlen D Meyers, MD, MBA  more...
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Most thyroid lymphomas are stage IE, which have a 5-year survival rate of up to 85%. Spread beyond the thyroid gland reduces the 5-year survival rate to about 35%. Lymphomas at stages higher than this worsen the prognosis.


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