NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
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- stage II papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (55 years and older)
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One of the following is found: (1) cancer is found in the thyroid and the tumor is 4 centimeters or smaller; cancer has spread to nearby lymph nodes; or (2) cancer is found in the thyroid, the tumor is larger than 4 centimeters, and cancer may have spread to nearby lymph nodes; or (3) the tumor is any size and cancer has spread from the thyroid to nearby muscles in the neck and may have spread to nearby lymph nodes.