• kdiamond
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma, ...
    11 months ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    I was told the growth was large enough to warrant the total removal of my thyroid and that this was the first step of treatment. I d...

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    Surgery was to perform a laryngectomy, thyroid cancer was discovered during the laryngectomy.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Ian
    • Experience with Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma
    over 1 year ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Remove remaining cancerous lymph nodes.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • joanna1112
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma...
    about 2 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Total thyroidectomy; after surgery, the impact on my daily life while trying to find the right dosage of thyroid hormone was pretty ...

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had surgery in 1999 to remove the tumor and half of my thyroid and again in 2007 to remove the new tumor and the rest of my thyroid.

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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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    • Thycan
    • Experience with Follicular Variant (als...
    about 2 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had a PT in November of 1998 and a completion in January of 1999.

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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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    • MarciaLynn
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma...
    over 2 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Surgery April 2018 after to remove thyroid cancer tumors in Thyroid Bed.

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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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    • Amarie128
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma,...
    over 3 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    The thyroid controls so many functions, I thought I was dying from all the symptoms I was experiencing.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • myork38
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma, T...
    almost 4 years 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, ...
    over 4 years 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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  2. over 4 years 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...
    over 4 years 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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