• Ian
    • Experience with Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma
    over 5 years ago
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    Cancer is shrinking

    Celebration

    My Calcitonin levels had been steadily rising over the last 3 checks but suddenly took a dive to the lowest levels since diagnosis. ...

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    • antmad
    • Experience with Thyroid Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I currently taking Nexavar (sorafenib). I started off with half the dosage (2 pills). My oncologist told me that Asian people don'...

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had outpatient surgery on Thursday to remove the thyroid and two nodules. One nodule the size of a woman's fist had several large ...

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    It is only one day after surgery. Not a painful surgery. Will rate Recovery, side effects and Impact to Daily Life when I feel can...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • boniblue
    • Experience with Follicular Variant (a...
    over 5 years ago
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    Internal radiation

    Radiation

    Treated with radioactive iodine today...

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • jennbeam36
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma...
    over 5 years ago
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    Internal radiation

    Radiation

    I threw up for 4 days, my mouth was dry, and I was quarantined from everyone for a week an had to do major cleaning after my 7 days.

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • jennbeam36
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma...
    over 5 years ago
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    Clomid

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Did not work for me. I felt adhd no concentration at all

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • jennbeam36
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma...
    over 5 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    I am hot all the time now, I sweat more than the average, when I am sick my neck swells like hulk hogan`s, if your levels are jacked...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • jennbeam36
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma...
    over 5 years ago
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    doctors couldn't figure out what was wrong with me

    Oh No

    They were certain I needed to take a million urine pregnancy tests thanks for making me and the insurance pay Dr. Who thinks money g...

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    • ambo
    • Experience with Thyroid Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Side Effects

    Been going from hyper to hypo from thyroid meds since thyroid removal.

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    • ambo
    • Experience with Thyroid Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Can not regulate medication

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • ambo
    • Experience with Thyroid Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    Diagnosed with thyroid cancer 6 mos after kidney cancer diagnosis

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