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Tall Cell Variant of Papillary Thyroid Cancer

Prognosis for the tall cell variant of papillary carcinoma

Tall cell variant of papillary thyroid cancer has been shown to be more aggressive and have a worse prognosis than the typical papillary thyroid cancer.

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Favorable characteristics for papillary thyroid cancer

  • age less than 50 for women
  • age less than 40 for men
  • tumor less than 5 cm.