• joanna1112
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma...
    over 1 year ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Total thyroidectomy; after surgery, the impact on my daily life while trying to find the right dosage of thyroid hormone was pretty ...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • joanna1112
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma...
    over 1 year ago
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    Just Diagnosed

    Oh No

    I felt a lump in my neck and 3 weeks later, after an ultrasound and biopsy, was diagnosed with thyroid cancer.

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  1. over 1 year ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had surgery in 1999 to remove the tumor and half of my thyroid and again in 2007 to remove the new tumor and the rest of my thyroid.

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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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  2. over 1 year ago
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    Other

    Oh No

    I found a lump in my neck in 1999. It was benign. In 2007 I found another lump. It was cancer.

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  3. over 1 year ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I had Radiation to my head, neck, and chest in 1984 when I was 10 years old as a part of my treatment for Leukemia.

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Thycan
    • Experience with Follicular Variant (als...
    over 1 year ago
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    Financial Aid

    Other Care

    I know there are many of you who are in need of financial assistance for your thyroid cancer treatment. Here are several suggestion...

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    • Thycan
    • Experience with Follicular Variant (als...
    over 1 year ago
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    Support Post Thyroid Cancer

    Other Care

    Greetings, Abby Melendez here. I'm 20 years out and, along with my husband Miguel, we facilitate ThyCa Long Island, NY.; a ThyCa af...

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    • Thycan
    • Experience with Follicular Variant (als...
    over 1 year ago
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    Internal radiation

    Radiation

    100 Mci of RAI, isolated in hospital two and a half days

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Thycan
    • Experience with Follicular Variant (als...
    over 1 year ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had a PT in November of 1998 and a completion in January of 1999.

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    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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    • Thycan
    • Experience with Follicular Variant (als...
    over 1 year ago
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    Just Diagnosed

    Oh No

    I was diagnosed with follicular variant of papillary carcinoma in November 1998 after a partial thyroidectomy.

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    • Nae2667
    • Experience with Thyroid Cancer
    over 1 year ago
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    Ultrasound with a abnormal and enlarged lymph node

    Oh No

    Initial results showed no metastatic carcinoma. Got the second results back today. Basically they will have to decide if they need t...

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    • Nae2667
    • Experience with Thyroid Cancer
    over 1 year ago
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    Milestones

    I hit 5 years cancer free this past August.

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