toverway's Journey with Papillary Carcinoma, Thyroid Cancer

Spouse/Partner: Thyroid Cancer > Papillary Carcinoma

Patient Info: Newly diagnosed (has not begun treatment), Diagnosed: about 5 years ago, Female, Age: 43, Stage IV

  1. 1
    • toverway
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma, ...
    almost 5 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    had thyroid taken out, my wife and i thought that was the end of it, but a week later was told didnt get all the cancer, now must get ct scan and radiation, also found out her insurance is worthless and no one will help us, applied for medicare, but not optimistic as they will see we have insurance not knowing its worthless and turn us down.. just no help out there for my wife

    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  2. 2
    • toverway
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma, ...
    almost 5 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    my wife is sooooooooo scared, as we have insurance that we found out is horrible

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  3. 3
    • toverway
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma, ...
    almost 5 years ago
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    Internal radiation

    Radiation

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  4. 4
    • toverway
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma, ...
    almost 5 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    have to go for a ct scan on the neck and have a biopsy done again, then for a surgery to get this cancer out. i want to tip my hat to all the people that are finishing there treatment.God Bless you all

    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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  5. 5
    • toverway
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma, ...
    over 4 years ago
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    Internal radiation

    Radiation

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  6. 6
    • toverway
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma, ...
    over 4 years ago
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    Remission

    Celebration

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

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