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How fast does thyroid cancer spread?

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This cancer usually does not grow very fast and does not spread quickly into surrounding tissue. Follicular: This type makes up 10 to 15 percent of thyroid cancers. Follicular cancer can travel through the bloodstream and into other areas of the body, such as the lungs or bone. read more

Cancer can start any place in the body. Cancer that starts in the thyroid is called thyroid cancer. It starts when cells in the thyroid grow out of control and crowd out normal cells. This makes it hard for the body to work the way it should. Cancer cells can spread to other parts of the body. Cancer cells in the thyroid can sometimes travel to lungs and the bone and grow there. read more

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