CarlaNorris' Journey with Thyroid Cancer

Survivor: Thyroid Cancer

Patient Info: Finished active treatment less than 5 years ago, Diagnosed: over 6 years ago, Female, Age: 54

  1. 1
    about 4 years ago
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    Disbelief that I have cancer when I was told it was just a cyst

    Oh No

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  2. 2
    about 4 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  3. 3
    about 4 years ago
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    Internal radiation

    Radiation

    The routine was tough but tolerable and well worth it for the recovery prognosis.

    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  4. 4
    about 4 years ago
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    Weight gain

    Side Effects

    Weight gain and some short term memory challenges until the long term medicatoin was balanced and routine.

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  5. 5
    about 4 years ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

    Cancer free was the diagnosis after the treatment. I still have to have 2 year checks but we celebrate each year that goes by.

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