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Cancer cells can spread from the thyroid to other parts of the body. This spread is called metastasis.
Understanding how a type of cancer usually grows and spreads helps your healthcare team plan your treatment and future care. If thyroid cancer spreads, it can spread to the following.
Regional metastasis means that the cancer has spread to organs or tissues close to or around the thyroid, including:
Distant metastasis means that the cancer has spread to other parts of the body farther from the thyroid, including:
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