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    "Despite initially feeling reassured, participants described feeling the 'good cancer' characterization invalidated their fears of having cancer. Thyroid cancer patients expressed that they did not want to hear that it's 'only thyroid cancer' and that it's 'no big deal,' because 'cancer is cancer,' and it is significant."
    A summary if the study can be found on the American Thyroid Association website:
    https://www.thyroid.org/…/december-2…/vol-10-issue-12-p-3-4/

    Is it appropriate to refer to thyroid cancer as the “good cancer” in discussions with patients with thyroid cancer?
    Because there are effective treatments for…
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    Some ‪#‎thyroid‬ ‪#‎cancer‬ survivors may experience taste changes after RAI treatment. Chemotherapy, radiation to the head or neck, and some medications can also cause this problem. If you noticed this, how long did it last for you? Did you have a permanent change in your taste?
    Researchers find key step in taste bud regeneration | Newsroom | University of Colorado Denver
    AURORA, Colo. - Researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have...
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      If you have questions about this, it's best to post the questions on the questions page. Lots of our members just check in with the questions page each day to see if they can help someone, and they don't see status updates. Give that a try and see how many answers you get. Thanks for posting!

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    To help our fellow ThyCans who will be prepping for radioactive iodine treatment over the holidays, share your suggestions for low iodine dishes you'd recommend. If you're not familiar with our popular Low-Iodine Cookbook, including guidelines for the diet, find it here: http://www.thyca.org/pap-fol/lowiodinediet/

    Low-Iodine Diet | ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association, Inc.
    ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization (tax ID #52-2169434) of thyroid cancer survivors, family members, and health care professionals. We are...
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    American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network - ACS CAN
    November is Native American Heritage Month! Meet Dr. Donald Warne, who advocates for cancer issues as an American Cancer Society Cancer Action Net