Survival and prognostic factors in thyroid carcinoma.

A multivariate analysis of prognostic factors and survival was carried out in a series of 200 patients with thyroid carcinoma. The cumulative survival rate corrected for intercurrent deaths was higher for papillary carcinoma than for follicular carcinoma both at 5 years (92% vs 74%) and at ten years (87% vs 66%) after the diagnosis. Seventeen of the… (More)