Cynister's Journey with Papillary Carcinoma, Thyroid Cancer

Survivor: Thyroid Cancer > Papillary Carcinoma

Patient Info: Finished active treatment more than 5 years ago, Diagnosed: about 14 years ago, Female, Age: 35, Stage II

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    • Cynister
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma, ...
    about 5 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

    I was 21 when i was diagnosed and scared out of my mind

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    • Cynister
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma, ...
    about 5 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    My surgery went well. I had some but little damage to some nerves and lost some feeling in the side of my neck.

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Cynister
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    about 5 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Each time i had a treatment it was different. Some times i got sick other times i felt fine.

    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Cynister
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    about 5 years ago
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    Remission

    Celebration

    I went into remission December 14, 2006

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