1. about 4 years ago
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    Four years of not knowing exactly what this large thyroid nodule was.

    Oh No

    After 3 FNA (last being Affirma genetic testing) and many ultrasounds across 4 years, , I was told I had a 60% chance that I had Hur...

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    • CBeaty85
    • Experience with Thyroid Cancer
    about 4 years ago
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    Money

    Oh No

    Worried about how long I'm going to be out of work... Im a single mom with two little kids and I need to work to support them!

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  2. over 4 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Since previous history of Hairy Cell Leukemia radiation was not an option. The surgery was call a Radical bilateral neck dissection ...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • minerva312
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma...
    over 4 years ago
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    Cancer is back/Recurred

    Oh No

    Had a right side hemi-thyroidectomy Jan 2013 after testing indicated suspicious nodules on right side and several benign nodules on ...

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    • 0hmaria
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma, T...
    over 4 years ago
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    Misdiagnosed

    Oh No

    Tumor found 12/13... kept being told it was benign.

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    • evleye
    • Experience with Hürthle Cell Carcinoma ...
    over 4 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Total thyroidectomy

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • evleye
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma, Th...
    over 4 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Thyroidectomy, confirmed papillary and hurthle cell carcinoma

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • CMB1986
    • Experience with Follicular Variant (al...
    over 4 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had total thyroidectomy for carcinoma. Cellulitis postoperatively extremely painful. No thyroid replacement. Supposed to take 3 m...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • CMB1986
    • Experience with Follicular Variant (al...
    over 4 years ago
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    Oh No

    Enlarged thyroid gland with mother positive for past thyroid cancer

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    • sandii
    • Experience with Thyroid Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    My 84 year old mother is receiving her last radiation treatment she has 2 more weeks to go, unfortunately she has secondary tumour i...

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • dawn8459
    • Experience with Thyroid Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    A special note for those born during my time and drank soy milk.

    Oh No

    There was research that infants that drank the soy milk had higher risk of thyroid cancer (I was born in 1958).

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    • dawn8459
    • Experience with Thyroid Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Remission

    Celebration

    Cancer free since Sept 1976.

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