NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,615 terms related to cancer and medicine.

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stage II papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (younger than 55 years)
(... PA-pih-LAYR-ee ... fuh-LIH-kyoo-ler THY-royd KAN-ser ...)
The tumor is any size and cancer may have spread to nearby tissues and lymph nodes. Cancer has spread from the thyroid to other parts of the body, such as the lungs or bones.