• myork38
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma, T...
    5 months ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had to have two surgeries to have my whole thyroid taken out.This was in Dec. 2011- I had my first surgery. March 2012- my second ...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Carolyn2
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma, ...
    10 months ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Total thyroidectomy and right neck dissection

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    Went as Expected: Not Specified
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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  1. about 1 year ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    My thyroid was goitering, total removal due to that and it was pushing my esophagus over and was having issues on swallowing. After...

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    Went as Expected: Not Specified
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • JDupre
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma, Th...
    about 1 year ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Having no thyroid and having to be kept hyperthyroid is not much fun. I have to take meds to counteract the racing heart and nervous...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  2. about 1 year ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    I was diagnosed when I was 21. I had two surgeries. The first one where they found out it was cancer, and the second one to remove l...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Carolcm
    • Experience with Thyroid Cancer
    over 1 year ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Thyroidectomy resulting in damage to right vocal cord damage. Metastic disease to skull and bilateral lungs.

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • ludmila
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma, T...
    over 1 year ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    diagnosed in 2004, surgery & radiation; 2007-second surgery, radiation; March 2016-third surgery...doctor is thinking about radiat...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Karen62
    • Experience with Thyroid Cancer
    over 1 year ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Removal of cancer in thyroid bed the three lymph nodes. Two nodes on my left side which were suspected of being cancer were clear o...

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Karen62
    • Experience with Thyroid Cancer
    over 1 year ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    2015 April they took my spleen to biopsy. It was not needed they were about to get a good biopsy of a spot on my liver but took my ...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Severt
    • Experience with Sporadic, Medullary Thy...
    over 1 year ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    8 hour modified radical neck dissection overall surgery was successful pain was what you would expect and recovery was long, hard bu...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  3. over 1 year ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    My scar is much bigger than anticipated. I only had half my thyroid out for reasons other then cancer so my cancer was found by acci...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  4. almost 2 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    My surgeon was unable to reach and remove my parathyroid glands. Staging was changed from Stage I to Stage II after surgery and 2nd...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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