Thyroid Cancer—Patient Version
There are four main types of thyroid cancer. These are papillary, follicular, medullary, and anaplastic. Papillary is the most common type. The four types differ in how aggressive they are. Thyroid cancer that is found at an early stage can often be treated successfully. Explore the links on this page to learn more about thyroid cancer treatment, screening, statistics, research, and clinical trials.
PDQ Treatment Information for Patients
Causes & Prevention
NCI does not have PDQ evidence-based information about prevention of thyroid cancer.