Papillary or follicular thyroid cancer in a person 45 and older. Stage I: This stage describes any small tumor (T1) with no spread to lymph nodes (N0) and no metastasis (M0). Stage II: This stage describes a larger, noninvasive tumor (T2) with no spread to lymph nodes (N0) and no metastasis (M0).
Read about cancer stages. By using degrees from 0 to 4 to describe tumors, thyroid cancer staging allows your team to know the extent of the disease.
Learn more about the details of stage 2 thyroid cancer, including treatment options, stage 2 thyroid cancer survival rates, and other information.
In papillary thyroid cancer staging, and for that matter all cancer staging, the earlier the stage of disease is the more favorable and curable the cancer. Therefore .
Early stage thyroid cancer is very treatable and many patients are cured with surgery alone. Learn more about the treatment options for Stage 1-2 thyroid cancer.