• justjill
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma, ...
    almost 4 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Quick test came back negative, but lab test came back as positive, so I had a thyroidectomy 2 weeks after surgery for my lump remova...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • justjill
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma, ...
    almost 4 years ago
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    Work problems

    Oh No

    Company was "sorry" about my diagnosis, but would "have to replace me".

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    • TiffanyMA
    • Experience with Anaplastic Carcinoma...
    about 4 years ago
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    Bone fracture or break

    Side Effects

    The radiation caused me to cough a lot and I fractured several of my ribs.

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    • TiffanyMA
    • Experience with Anaplastic Carcinoma...
    about 4 years ago
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    Internal radiation

    Radiation

    Radioactive Thyroid Pill

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • TiffanyMA
    • Experience with Anaplastic Carcinoma...
    about 4 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I had the maximum dose of radiation. I was hospitalized because I was swallowing liquids into my lungs. I am 7 years out of treatmen...

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • TiffanyMA
    • Experience with Anaplastic Carcinoma...
    about 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I had a light dose of the "red devil" to enhance the radiation I was receiving.

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • TiffanyMA
    • Experience with Anaplastic Carcinoma...
    about 4 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    I went in to surgery to have the left side of my thyroid removed. I left surgery with no thyroid and having cancer that had spread o...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • cheryl888
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma,...
    about 4 years ago
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    Labs

    Oh No

    Follow up lab work. Tg & TgAB still low but measurable. More watch & wait.

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    • Eugenia
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma, T...
    about 4 years ago
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    More waiting for remission.

    Oh No

    My endocrinologist decided to wait until January 2016 to run the scans.

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    • Eugenia
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma, T...
    about 4 years ago
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    Body part/function

    Loss

    My whole body is changing. Some days are awesome and others are....Not fun.

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    • Eugenia
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma, T...
    about 4 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    When they opened me up they saw that the cancer has spread throughout my whole thyroid and Lymph nodes.

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    • Eugenia
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma, T...
    about 4 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Not having a thyroid SUCKS!

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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