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Staging is the process of determining the extent of the disease, including whether the cancer has spread and, if so, how far.
Once we diagnose thyroid cancer, we will do more tests to find out if cancer cells have spread to other parts of the body. Staging provides information on your prognosis and is valuable in planning your treatment.
Thyroid Cancer Stages
Learn more about the staging the different types of thyroid cancer.
After we stage the cancer, we can tailor your treatment plan to meet your needs. Treatment options include chemotherapy, hormone therapy, radiation therapy and surgery. Learn more about thyroid cancer treatments.
Clinical trials are research studies that evaluate a new medical approach, device, drug, or other treatment. As a Stanford Health Care patient, you may have access to the latest, advanced clinical trials.
Open trials refer to studies currently accepting participants. Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but may open in the future.