• MarciaLynn
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma...
    7 months ago
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    Radioactive Iodine

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Treatment with radioactive iodine followed surgery first time (2003); surgery after Lymphoma treatment completed in April 2018 to re...

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    Easy to Do: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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  1. over 2 years ago
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    Radioactive Iodine

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    The biggest drawback to this type of treatment is you have to stay away from anyone in child bearing years for six weeks. I was 21!!...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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  2. almost 3 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    18 year survivor after total Thyroidectomy so the lymph node involvement. I received chemotherapy and radiation asthma treatment pla...

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • TiffanyMA
    • Experience with Anaplastic Carcinoma...
    over 3 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I had a light dose of the "red devil" to enhance the radiation I was receiving.

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • bria
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma, Thyr...
    over 4 years ago
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    radio active iodine 131

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    took a radio active pill after 2 week diet that excluded iodine. I had to remain isolated for 3 days. followed by a scan to see if c...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • ANAGDL
    • Experience with Diffuse Sclerosis
    over 4 years ago
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    Radioactive Iodine Treatment Therapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I was isolated for two days and I really needed human contact and interaction. I took my computer to the hospital and started a jour...

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  3. over 4 years ago
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    Time to start thyroid meds to reduce my levels

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Gross taste, but if levels don't come down no surgery for me, and I am so ready to get this over with!

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • spzzonk
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma, T...
    almost 5 years ago
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    Bone strengthening drugs

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I had some rough side effects. Fever, chills and pain.

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • antmad
    • Experience with Thyroid Cancer
    almost 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I currently taking Nexavar (sorafenib). I started off with half the dosage (2 pills). My oncologist told me that Asian people don'...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • jennbeam36
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma...
    almost 5 years ago
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    Clomid

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Did not work for me. I felt adhd no concentration at all

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • madison90
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma,...
    almost 5 years ago
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    RAI and Levoxyl

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Both the RAI and Levoxyl have caused increased pain in my throat and neck than the surgery did. The lower my TSH gets the more disc...

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Hashaam
    • Experience with Medullary Thyroid Carc...
    about 5 years ago
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    Bone strengthening drugs

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    he is not at all well... diarrhoea has taken out every thing from him

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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