psychmom's Journey with Tall Cell, Papillary Carcinoma

Survivor: Thyroid Cancer > Papillary Carcinoma > Tall Cell

Patient Info: Finished active treatment more than 5 years ago, Diagnosed: about 12 years ago, Female, Age: 63, Stage I

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    • psychmom
    • Experience with Tall Cell, Papillary ...
    over 4 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

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    • psychmom
    • Experience with Tall Cell, Papillary ...
    over 4 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

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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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    • psychmom
    • Experience with Tall Cell, Papillary ...
    over 4 years ago
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    radioactive iodine

    Radiation

    Was nauseous from radioactive iodine for one week

    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • psychmom
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    over 4 years ago
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    Weight gain

    Side Effects

    Gained about 5 pounds after surgery, had lost about 5 pounds before surgery. Also had voice hoarseness for about two weeks.

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    • psychmom
    • Experience with Tall Cell, Papillary ...
    over 4 years ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

    Went to England, was able to plan trip while recuperating from surgery, which helped relieve anxiety.

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