• cheryl888
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma,...
    over 5 years ago
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    Radioactive iodine treatment

    Radiation

    Isolation for 10 days

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    Painless Experience: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • cheryl888
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma,...
    over 5 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Thyroid and 24 lymph nodes removed

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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  1. over 5 years ago
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    RAI Radioactive iodine

    Radiation

    Dental problems, visual problems, swallowing, salivary glands affected and neck swelling.

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  2. over 5 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Modified bilateral neck dissection followed thyroidectomy by 3 months. Then RAI. Have complications and pain from neck dissection t...

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    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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    • Mamooaug
    • Experience with Follicular Variant (a...
    over 5 years ago
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    Cancer Free

    Celebration

    I heard from my oncologist and all test results say that I am now cancer free. I don't have to repost back for a follow up for 12 mo...

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    • Mamooaug
    • Experience with Follicular Variant (a...
    over 5 years ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

    RAI has been finished for a few weeks and I am now in my thyroid medication, just getting the dose adjusted.

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    • bria
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma, Thyr...
    over 5 years ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

    i have been thyroid cancer free since 2009

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    • bria
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma, Thyr...
    over 5 years ago
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    radio active iodine 131

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    took a radio active pill after 2 week diet that excluded iodine. I had to remain isolated for 3 days. followed by a scan to see if c...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • bria
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma, Thyr...
    over 5 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    removal of thyroid and five lymph nodes

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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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    • bria
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma, Thyr...
    over 5 years ago
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    Oh No

    biopsy came back positive for cancer

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  3. over 5 years ago
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    Cancer is back/Recurred

    Oh No

    Ultrasound and needle biopsy revealed a recurrence of the papillary thyroid from a year ago. Awaiting PET scan to see if it has spread.

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    • Mamooaug
    • Experience with Follicular Variant (a...
    over 5 years ago
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    RAI

    Procedure or Surgery

    I just took the pill yesterday. So far, everything has gone ok. They told me my throat would be a little sore, so I expected that. I...

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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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