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Prognosis -- Survivor Rates

  

  

Papillary carcinoma survivor rate

  

10 Year survivor rate: 93% 1

20 Year survivor rate: 90% 0

Recurrence rate: 10%-35% 0,1

  

(2/3 of recurrences occur within 10 years after initial diagnosis)  

  

 

Follicular carcinoma survivor rate*

  

10 year: 70-85% 1,2

Reoccurrence rate: 30% 0,1

  

(2/3 of recurrences occur within 10 years after initial diagnosis)  

  

Medullary carcinoma survivor rate

  

10 year: 60-75% 1,2

10 year: 45-50% 2 (cervical nodes involved)  

   

Anaplastic carcinoma survivor rate*

  

2 year: 12% 1

10 year: 14% 2

   

* The statistics vary in the literature. 

 

Last Updated on Friday, 17 February 2012 11:44
 

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