babyaaronsmom's Journey with Papillary Carcinoma, Thyroid Cancer

Survivor: Thyroid Cancer > Papillary Carcinoma

Patient Info: Finished active treatment less than 5 years ago, Diagnosed: over 6 years ago, Female, Age: 42, Stage I

  1. 1
    about 5 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

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  2. 2
    about 5 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had a bilaternal neck dissection with complications of major swelling and infection that landed me back in the ICU and has left me with lymphodema of the neck and chin areas

    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  3. 3
    about 5 years ago
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    Infection

    Side Effects

    Infection, swelling after surgery

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  4. 4
    about 5 years ago
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    Levothyroxine after surgery and for the rest of my life

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    My blood levels took quite a few months to get just right and to suppression

    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  5. 5
    about 5 years ago
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    Internal radiation

    Radiation

    Other than loosing some taste buds for a while and my menstrual periods, the rest of my body has recovered from the radioactive iodine treatment

    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  6. 6
    about 5 years ago
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    Celebration

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