1. almost 2 years ago
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    Fatigue (tiredness)

    Side Effects

    Seizures, adrenal failure, hypothyroidism, confusion, pain, bowel obstructions, anemia, hair loss, nausea, mood changes

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    • Amarie128
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma,...
    almost 2 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    The thyroid controls so many functions, I thought I was dying from all the symptoms I was experiencing.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • myork38
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma, T...
    over 2 years ago
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    Radiation

    I had to stay away from my family for two weeks. It was the hardest thing I had to do.

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • myork38
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma, T...
    over 2 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had to have two surgeries to have my whole thyroid taken out.This was in Dec. 2011- I had my first surgery. March 2012- my second ...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • myork38
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma, T...
    over 2 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    It had mestasized into my lymphnodes.

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    • Carolyn2
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma, ...
    almost 3 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Total thyroidectomy and right neck dissection

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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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  2. about 3 years ago
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    Anniversary

    Celebration

    its been 10 yrs since the thyroid removal and diagnosis. No issues

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  3. about 3 years ago
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    Internal radiation

    Radiation

    Single Radiated drink

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  4. about 3 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    My thyroid was goitering, total removal due to that and it was pushing my esophagus over and was having issues on swallowing. After...

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    Went as Expected: Not Specified
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • gwennm
    • Experience with Tall Cell, Papillary Ca...
    over 3 years ago
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    Good News -No New Cancer

    Celebration

    My Endocrinologist saw me this past month after my 6 month US. I was fully expecting him to try to biopsy a nodule that has been ha...

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  5. over 3 years ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

    Got to ring the bell after my 30th and final radiation treatment!!

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  6. over 3 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Had six weeks of radiation treatments. At first it was painless, but after a couple of weeks I was not able to swallow. My energy le...

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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