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ultrasound price & a Endo that can do ultrasound in his office in San Diego

  • By dancefox · Posted 5:58 pm
  • Discussion in Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated) · 0 replies
  • Hi Friends, I meet a problem and need your help here! My insurance changed its policy that it only cover 90% instead of 100% for ultrasound in hospitals! My endo order a ultrasound for me in UCSD hospital ...

Has anyone refused RAI? Or had an OK experience with it?


More Preparations for LID, Cancer Fighting Cookbook

  • By pnwlinda · Posted 4:38 pm
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • I made chicken broth yesterday from an organic chicken. Today I froze the broth and the chicken meat. I want to make grain-free pancakes next for the freezer. I make them with almond flour. I went shopping ...

Back in the Saddle Again!

  • By TonyMike · Posted 2:06 pm
  • Journal · 1 reply
  • Well after pushing the docs and trying to find out the problem in the lymph node, they want to wait until the Thyrogen shots and scan to see how to manage the lymph node. Scheduled for June and then biopsy ...

Treatment Options, New Support Groups, Hypoparathyroidism, Strokes for Hope

  • By TEngle · Posted 1:22 pm
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • Dear Friend, News from ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association, Inc. Thyroid Cancer Treatment Options Explained in Free Handbooks Three free handbooks, Thyroid Cancer Basics, Medullary Thyroid Cancer ...

RAI effects on taste?


1 week countdown


soooooo tired, like every cell in my body exausted

  • By SUNEE · Posted 7:02 am
  • Discussion in Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated) · 7 replies
  • I know this topic is far from new. It has been 2 years since my surgeries. I am on my 4th endo. This one seems really good. She did a ton of bloodwork and even did a pituitary mri scan to make sure I ...


  • By sparkle64 · Posted yesterday at 11:02 pm
  • Discussion in Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated) · 9 replies
  • /img/photo/12564/ My scar after 7 days, anyone else like to share? it is very itchy a little black and blue and about 2 inches bigger than expected but not horrid ...

Best thyroid cancer center in US


Soy products

  • By Slex · Posted yesterday at 9:43 pm
  • Discussion in Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated) · 4 replies
  • I had my surgery three weeks ago and started synthroid the day after the surgery. Does anyone know if it is okay to eat soy yoghurt every day as long as I wait 4 hours after taking my medicine? Vicki ...

Swollen Tongue


Biopsy results/Surgery

  • By ThyMander · Posted yesterday at 8:44 pm
  • Journal · 6 replies
  • Oh journal... Well got my biopsy results today...benign! A bit shocked but something still tells me it isn't benign...idk. My ENT basically said I really need to get this nodule/thyroid out. In his words ...

after the body scan

  • By lilysan · Posted yesterday at 8:06 pm
  • Discussion in Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated) · 5 replies
  • I was diagnosed with TC end of 2013 had full removal of the thyroid on Jan 2014 had the Radiation Iodine April 2014. I received a call from the doctor today stating that the scan showed some uptake from ...

Is Tracer dose necessary

  • By anne73 · Posted yesterday at 7:08 pm
  • Discussion in Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated) · 3 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 ...

Mother and daughter

  • By lilysan · Posted yesterday at 7:03 pm
  • Journal · 2 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 ...

Alternative Medicine?!


Frequency of dr appointments with TT but no RAI

  • By Lantz · Posted yesterday at 3:27 pm
  • Discussion in Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated) · 2 replies
  • I am coming up on a year since my TT (June 6th). I chose to opt out of RAI and just observe. I had 3 lymph nodes come back positive for cancer and have Tall cell. I have seen my endocrinologist once since ...

LID-RIce Question

  • By Tsafko · Posted yesterday at 2:28 pm
  • Discussion in Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated) · 5 replies
  • 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 ...

Surgery next week for thyroid nodule w/Hurthle cells. Anxious for answers

  • By Reeree828 · Posted yesterday at 2:16 pm
  • Discussion in Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated) · 2 replies
  • Hi there, I'm a 43 year-old mother of two (and grandmother), heading in for surgery next week and letting anxiety about the results take up too much of my time and energy. I've been reading a lot of posts ...

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