• ANAGDL
    • Experience with Diffuse Sclerosis
    almost 5 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    It wasn't as scary as I thought. I felt strong, confident, positive.. But then I had a scan and will have to have another surgery in...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • ANAGDL
    • Experience with Diffuse Sclerosis
    almost 5 years ago
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    Should I undergo RAI?

    Decision Point

    I was so scared about the long term side effects and damage to my body after radiation iodine therapy and was even thinking of postp...

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    • E10SWF1
    • Experience with Hürthle Cell Carcinoma...
    almost 5 years ago
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    Other

    Oh No

    My thyroid was biopsied 8/11/14. The endocrinologist informed me 8/14 that the 6.2 cm tumor appeared to be HCC due to age, size, and...

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  1. almost 5 years ago
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    Other

    Oh No

    A few weeks ago my GP found a lump in my throat during a checkup. He called me a few days later to tell me I had Diabetes, on top of...

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  2. about 5 years ago
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    Time to start thyroid meds to reduce my levels

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Gross taste, but if levels don't come down no surgery for me, and I am so ready to get this over with!

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  3. about 5 years ago
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    Biopsy to confirm cancer

    Procedure or Surgery

    Wasn't as bad as my nerves.....

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Shauntae
    • Experience with Thyroid Cancer
    about 5 years ago
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    Home care

    Other Care

    Family has to take care of me

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    • Shauntae
    • Experience with Thyroid Cancer
    about 5 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had a full thyroidectomy in 2013. Now I'm due for a full lumpectomy since it spread to all my lymph nodes on my left side. We're n...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Shauntae
    • Experience with Thyroid Cancer
    about 5 years ago
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    Money

    Oh No

    Three doctors told me the chance of the cancer spreading was very low. But it's spread in less than a year. I had no idea how much m...

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    • Froggie
    • Experience with Thyroid Cancer
    about 5 years ago
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    Internal radiation

    Radiation

    Officially radioactive about 1 hour ago, isolated, drinking plenty of water, flushing twice, etc. Will report later about overall ex...

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    Painless Experience: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • tstrazz
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma, T...
    about 5 years ago
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    So many side effects

    Side Effects

    I encountered a number of side effects and was rather naive to think one simple hormone replacement pill would make me 'normal.' Exc...

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    • tstrazz
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma, T...
    about 5 years ago
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    Depression/Anxiety

    Side Effects

    Depression...meds and sessions. I never thought I would be in this situation and I hated that I went on Lexapro to shield my feeling...

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