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Thyroid Cancer Treatment

How successful is treatment for thyroid cancer?

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  • A Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism, answered on behalf of
    Thyroid cancer is largely treatable. The most common type of radiation-induced thyroid cancer is papillary thyroid cancer, and the great majority of cases are slow-growing and curable. At the New York Thyroid Center, the survival rate for papillary thyroid cancer is approximately 99% at 10 years among men under 40 and women under 45.
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  • A Surgery, answered on behalf of
    Thyroid cancer treatment is very successful.About 95 percent of thyroid cancer patients live more than five years, and most thyroid cancer patients experience a normal life span and full quality of life after appropriate treatment.Even patients with advanced thyroid cancer may often do well with modern targeted therapies.
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