Anaplastic Thyroid Carcinoma

  • Anaplastic thyroid cancer is the least common type of thyroid cancer:
    • Roughly 1% to 2% of all thyroid malignancies
      • But represents greater than 50% of all thyroid-cancer mortalities
    • Unlike papillary thyroid cancer, it’s very aggressive:
      • All new cases are considered Stage IV
  • Anaplastic thyroid cancer overall survival:
    • T4a:
      • 15.8 months
    • T4b:
      • 6.1 months
    • T4c:
    • 2.8 months
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