• justjill
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma, ...
    over 5 years ago
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    find a new Endocrinologist

    Decision Point

    Dr. did not share pertinent information about my condition with me or treat my condition until I had acute symptoms...so I searched ...

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    • ANAGDL
    • Experience with Diffuse Sclerosis
    over 6 years ago
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    Who should I tell?

    Decision Point

    Who should I tell about this?My family obviously knows but I feel sometimes I wish I had more friends to talk about this. I started ...

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    • ANAGDL
    • Experience with Diffuse Sclerosis
    over 6 years ago
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    Should I undergo RAI?

    Decision Point

    I was so scared about the long term side effects and damage to my body after radiation iodine therapy and was even thinking of postp...

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    • fetzers
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma, T...
    almost 7 years ago
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    Trying to get out of local hospital and into moffit

    Decision Point

    Jan 2014. Too sick to be moved. Too many chest tubes. We should not have been treated locally in hindsight. Only tarting symptoms no...

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    • Lov736
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma, Th...
    about 7 years ago
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    Have the surgery to remove the thyroid, or not.

    Decision Point

    I want him to have the surgery, he wants to try other options. He has no idea for how long, so I am uneasy with the idea that while ...

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    • kschmitz
    • Experience with Follicular Variant (a...
    about 7 years ago
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    Live my life full of bitterness, or turn it around

    Decision Point

    I was very angry at cancer and all it had done "to me" for two years. I was it's victim, and felt powerless over the wrath that it ...

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    • wilmcell
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma, ...
    about 7 years ago
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    Diagnosed with thyroid cancer, had to decide whether to have complete removal or only half.

    Decision Point

    Decided with complete removal and glad I did, cancer was in both lobes which would have meant another surgery!

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    • dmhboyds
    • Experience with Columnar, Papillary C...
    over 7 years ago
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    Radioactive Iodine Treatment or NOT

    Decision Point

    Seems both Doctors agree it would not be helpful since it did not uptake during the I131 scan...

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    • Kimber_lee
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma...
    over 7 years ago
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    Decided to seek treatment at The City of Hope on August 12, 2013 and got my first appointment on August 23,2013

    Decision Point

    My doctor (endocrinologist/surgeon) is amazing!! He was able to look at my previous CT scan and ultrasound as well as palpate the e...

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    • Wega
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma, Thyr...
    over 7 years ago
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    Decision Point

    I dont thinks it's decision point cuz I've chosen to use Thyrogen before RAI. On Monday I'll star the low iodine diet and start the ...

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    • gwennm
    • Experience with Tall Cell, Papillary Ca...
    over 7 years ago
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    Negative or Positive Attitude?

    Decision Point

    When I got the tall cell and metastasis news after my thyroid was removed, I was shocked and devastated. That was on Wednesday the ...

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  1. over 7 years ago
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    the need for RA1 ablation

    Decision Point

    I had a wonderful Nuclear Medicine consult and the Doctor explained entire pathology report to me and also the need for the treatment.

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