Five-year survival for thyroid cancer is highest in the youngest men and women and decreases with increasing age. Five-year net survival in men ranges from 97% in 15-49 year-olds to 34% in 80-99 year-olds for patients diagnosed with thyroid cancer in England during 2009-2013. In women, five-year survival ranges from 99.5% to 54% in the same age groups.
Thyroid Cancer (C73), Five-Year Net Survival by Age, England, 2009-2013
- Office for National Statistics. Statistical Bulletin: Cancer survival in England: adults diagnosed in 2009 to 2013, followed up to 2014. Newport: ONS; 2015.