Thyroid Cancer Staging

Grouping of cancer by size, whether it's found in the lymph nodes, or has metatasized. This is recommended particularly for differentiated and undifferentiated carcinoma.


Invasion (Any)

Invasion (RLN, Larynx, Trachea, Esophagus)

Invasion (Posterior cervical fascia/vessels)

Complete surgical resection

Nodes (Region VI — central)

Nodes (Regions I — V, or VII — other)

Distant metastases