The ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association Support Community connects patients, families, friends and caregivers for support and inspiration... More about this group

weight gain concerns

mamabananas

Sonogram

ack1953
  • By ack1953 · New reply 10:06 pm
  • Discussion in Long-term survivors · 5 replies
  • Can thyroid sonogram tell if the thyroid cancer has spread - how accurate are they for predicting advanced cancer or malignancy ...

Home after RAI, swollen neck and salivary glands

Lourdeline

TSH and t4 - was I stupid all along?

peaceful22

SOO Stiff after TT and neck dissection

LindaM2014

Problems after RAI

Catlady99
  • By Catlady99 · New reply 9:43 pm
  • Discussion in Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated) · 6 replies
  • In April 2013, had TT, then RAI in August 2013. In the past month, have experienced the swelling and pain of salivary gland damage. One problem I now have (and have not read about elsewhere) is that my ...

RAI, tight neck?

Vero14
  • By Vero14 · New reply 9:40 pm
  • Discussion in Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated) · 3 replies
  • Hi everyone, I had my RAI this past Wednesday(150mci), stayed in hospital, discharged on Friday. I'm waiting for the swollen neck/salivary glands but nothing. I do have real bad nausea but I'm not sure ...

What happens after final pathology result?

agumako
  • By agumako · New reply 9:32 pm
  • Discussion in Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated) · 1 reply
  • Hi All, Im on my 4th day since partial thyroidectomy. So far im feeling a-ok and will be discharged in a couple of hours. Now that I have had the surgery, additional questions come into mind....basically ...

Surgery coming up fast

LisaMontesanti

Thank you!

dulchenea
  • By dulchenea · New reply 9:23 pm
  • Discussion in Long-term survivors · 9 replies
  • I am brand new to this forum. I'm only two months past my TT and Neck Dissection; just past radioactive pill and about to start direct radiation soon. I hope very much to join the ranks of the long-term ...

Just Survived Partial Thyroidectomy

agumako
  • By agumako · New reply 9:06 pm
  • Journal · 2 replies
  • As of this writing, I am still in the hospital recovering. I had my surgery on the Friday, Apr 18th at around 1:30 pm and I was awake by 4:15pm. It's Easter and Im feeling much better. I still feel tired ...

side effects from thyroid hormone replacement

chekramer
  • By chekramer · New reply 9:00 pm
  • Discussion in Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated) · 6 replies
  • Had a total thyroidectomy about 1 year ago with RAI as a followup. I was diagnosed with papillary carcinoma and had BRAF component. I had been taking 50mcg of Levothyroxine for 4 years prior to the surgery ...

Help. Back Again

lben
  • By lben · New reply 8:54 pm
  • Discussion in Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated) · 16 replies
  • It's been a long time since I have posted. My daughter had her tracer dose of RAI last Friday. The scan came back clean. She also had her Tg levels checked. Not good news. It is at 2. My daughter is devastated ...

Alternative treatment options?

LindseyJoy

Post TT and Neck Disection question???

CrazyHarry

diffulty singing post TT

tmom66
  • By tmom66 · New reply 8:18 pm
  • Discussion in Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated) · 12 replies
  • Question: Does anyone have difficulty singing after TT? I had a TT 1/23/14. I am not a great singer but I do like to sing a few hymns at church however since my TT, when I sing the muscles on both sides ...

Surgery done.

bigdipper69
  • By bigdipper69 · New reply 8:13 pm
  • Journal · 5 replies
  • Hi everyone, just wanted to update everything.. I drive semi locally deliver eggs back in October while shaving I noticed a lump went in for ultrasound and came back non toxic goiter, went in for uptake ...

Time off from work?

Gusgusmom

New Diagnosis

Nedevan
  • By Nedevan · New reply 7:34 pm
  • Journal · 12 replies
  • Hello Everyone- I am Ned. I am 51 and was diagnosed a few days ago. I had a FNB for two nodules, one of which looked suspicious. It is positive for Papilocarcinoma with tall cell variant. It measures ...

Son of Frankenstein

CrazyHarry

Log in to see more

Don't have an Inspire account? Sign up now!

Forgot password?

Things you can do

Support ThyCa

Help ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association reach its goals and support people like yourself by making a donation today.

Donate to  ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association

Discussion topics

Help and information from ThyCa

Community leaders

Inspire others

About this community

The ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association Support Community connects patients, families, friends and caregivers for support and inspiration. This community is sponsored by ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association, an Inspire trusted partner.