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Bud is leaving!

LisaMontesanti
  • By LisaMontesanti · New reply 7:14 pm
  • Journal · 1 reply
  • Tomorrow morning at 7:30 am Bud ( thyroid nodual will be leaving) goodbye you pain in the neck ...

Is Tracer dose necessary

anne73
  • By anne73 · Posted 7:08 pm
  • Discussion in Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated) · 0 replies
  • My Endo is not doing a tracer dose. He did not even give the option. Is Tracer dose beneficial? I had PTC and also werthern like thyroid, which they saw only after openning up. He is sending me directly ...

Has anyone with PTC had Robotic surgery?

thyrgirl2

Just diagnosed

Riley2007
  • By Riley2007 · New reply 7:03 pm
  • Discussion in Young adults and thyroid cancer · 9 replies
  • Hello everyone. I was diagnosed with ThyCa 4 days ago. I have my surgery on May 9th and it is an outpaitent. I really would like to know how the diagnose affected people. As soon as I found out I was ...

Mother and daughter

lilysan
  • By lilysan · Posted 7:03 pm
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • I am 36 years old. I have been diagnosed with Stage 1 papillary thyroid cancer. I used to drive a Nissan Altima Sedan, which in July of 2013 was rear ended by a drunk driver. Blessing, that my family ...

Monday is coming quick!

mynewday
  • By mynewday · New reply 7:02 pm
  • Journal · 16 replies
  • This is my first time posting...Monday is my surgery, which is high risk because of all my complications... I am not sleeping well and I keep thinking "just don't take me from my daughter Lord" being ...

cataract surgery

Justgeo1
  • By Justgeo1 · New reply 6:31 pm
  • Journal · 8 replies
  • Not directly thyca related, but I have my left eye surgery date. I'm getting that done on 4/30/14 with a followup the next day. I'm pretty happy to be getting this and I'm told I can ditch my glasses ...

On this journey again....

kimbrown0827

LID-RIce Question

Tsafko
  • By Tsafko · New reply 6:14 pm
  • Discussion in Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated) · 1 reply
  • Question, have read varying discussions regarding RICE on the LID diet. I noted that Mahatma Jasmine is enriched but not with anything that looked like it contained Iodine. Thyca cookbook says rice is ...

diagnosis to surgery

mamabananas

Would like advise on what to expect after TT

mingo8691
  • By mingo8691 · New reply 5:23 pm
  • Discussion in Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated) · 9 replies
  • I was diagnosed with a 0.8 cm papillary carcinoma in early April of 2014 and I'm scheduled for TT surgery in late may. Neither my endo nor my surgeon have provided any information on what to expect after ...

ENT or Endocrinologist for surgery?

CaraG
  • By CaraG · New reply 5:12 pm
  • Discussion in Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated) · 11 replies
  • I had a FNA and they found some follicular neoplasm cells with 20-30% of cancer. I was referred back to my ENT to discuss surgery. I have an appointment on Monday. About 30 years ago I had the right side ...

rai and children

mamabananas

Gabapentin

ninak

a new lump

xpat_mom
  • By xpat_mom · New reply 4:53 pm
  • Discussion in Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated) · 5 replies
  • Hi all! My dentist just found a new lump in my lymph node (he discovered my original cancer) I just saw my primary care on an unrelated issue and contacted my endo to see what will happen next. My primary ...

Tirosint vs Synthroid

abc7520

Volunteering my time... :)

Justgeo1
  • By Justgeo1 · New reply 3:37 pm
  • Discussion in Mental challenges of living with thyroid cancer · 19 replies
  • Ok it's official, I'm now part of the Thyca Person to Person network and will be helping newbies on a one on one basis as needed. I've also been asked to participate in other ways with the Thyca.org site ...

Alternative Medicine?!

purplesaturn

fatigue after thyroidectomy

040614
  • By 040614 · New reply 3:27 pm
  • Discussion in Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated) · 7 replies
  • I had cancer but once it was all removed and the full thyroidectomy I am ver fatigue. My kegs hurt but calcium is up. I want to slerp 10 hrs a day and still sleep at night. No energy what can I take for ...

Proper way to administer ventilation to neck breathers

dribrook
  • By dribrook · New reply 3:27 pm
  • Journal · 3 replies
  • Neck breathers are at a high risk of getting inadequate therapy when seeking urgent medical care or anaesthesia. I experienced this when I needed urgent care when I was administered oxygen to my nose ...

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