Anaplastic thyroid cancer

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Calcification of nodule, Bad FNA

sherryc66
  • By sherryc66 · New reply April 14, 2014
  • 11 replies
  • My moms Fna was not productive with results. The Dr. could not extract cells from the nodule due to calcification. They did get 10 cells from the thyroid and they came back as rare follicular. Her Endo ...

Dad passed yesterday surviving 14 months

Paullie
  • By Paullie · New reply April 11, 2014
  • 42 replies
  • My dad passed away yesterday from ATC. I don't think I could ever be the same after this experience. In the next few days I will write about my experience to try and help others ...

Anaplastic and hospice

redroberts
  • By redroberts · New reply March 18, 2014
  • 7 replies
  • My 81 year old mother started this journey in November. After surgery, cheshemo, and radiation, she is unable to continue with treatment. She has entered hospice. She is staying with my sister. She wants ...

Anaplastic, Not eating and sleeping

Melena
  • By Melena · New reply March 9, 2014
  • 6 replies
  • My 81 year old mother has Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer stage pT4b. She was diagnosed in Nov 2013 and given a six month prognosis. She is not eating or drinking enough to speak of and is sleeping about 70 ...

Anaplastic or just Metastatic?

laurie20023
  • By laurie20023 · New reply February 24, 2014
  • 5 replies
  • Hi there I am new to this page and I am wanting to let everyone know my story and I hope to find someone else like me out there. I am 35 and was diagnosed with Metastatic aggressive thyroid cancer two ...

Any suggestions

V007P
  • By V007P · New reply February 23, 2014
  • 13 replies
  • I was told today that I have ATC. I had a fast growing nodule that was removed November 27th. The news today was devastating. Not a good prognosis. I am supposed to start radiation for six weeks which ...

Does anybody here familiar with anaplastic thyroid cancer?

hopefullyformymother
  • By hopefullyformymother · New reply February 21, 2014
  • 27 replies
  • we have been informed already that my mother only have 2 weeks (or 1 to the worst) left. That thing that grows in her neck is really getting larger every day. Is there something that we could do at least ...

ATC in the Uk

johnscot
  • By johnscot · New reply February 21, 2014
  • 6 replies
  • I lost my mum last year to ATC. She had a very hard 4 month battle and fought every step of the way. It was v hard to watch someone you love suffer this way. My mum was only diagnosed after surgery and ...

Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer

SusanK814
  • By SusanK814 · New reply February 8, 2014
  • 145 replies
  • About a week and a half ago my dad had half his thyroid taken out, they took out a baseball size tumor out. After testing the tumor, it is anaplastic thyroid cancer, which is rare and aggressive. Only ...

Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer

Nkav
  • By Nkav · Posted February 4, 2014
  • 0 replies
  • Hi there, My name is Natalie and I'm hoping for some feedback as we are just stunned by this diagnosis...my mom was recently diagnosed with ATC in January and it is not operable. She is a healthy 60 yr ...

Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer with bone metastases

urjc
  • By urjc · New reply January 12, 2014
  • 10 replies
  • Hi everyone, in AUG/13 my father (63 years) was diagnosed a papillary thyroid cancer. After his surgery in mid october, studies showed that he had an anaplastic thyroid cancer. After two weeks in the ...

post anaplastic cancer surgery

Cheif-Tom
  • By Cheif-Tom · Posted December 22, 2013
  • 0 replies
  • I had surgery for anaplastic cancer in April of 2012. Now after radiation and chemo I have noticed swelling and burning in my neck. I have had scans and the doctors say it is just a "mass" and did not ...

sclerosing mucoepidermoid carcinoma with eosinophilia

rubyredhen
  • By rubyredhen · New reply November 28, 2013
  • 5 replies
  • sclerosing mucoepidermoid carcinoma with eosinophilia Can you help me understand my diagnosis as there are no cases in New Zealand.I have had my thyroid removed and parathyroid plus some of my wind pipe ...

Introducing Myself

Sedgewyck734
  • By Sedgewyck734 · New reply July 28, 2013
  • 2 replies
  • After reading lots of your discussions and hearing from a few people who have seen my profile, decided it was time to say "Hello." I got my diagnosis on June 24 after surgery to remove a cyst and the ...

LOOKING FOR DOC IN NEW JERSEY

Motboyz513
  • By Motboyz513 · New reply July 22, 2013
  • 9 replies
  • Hi- in search of endocrinologist specializing in thyroid disease/cancers. I'm a 36 YO female. Recently, had US and identified 8 subcentimeter complex cysts or solid nodules ranging in size btwn 4-7.5mm ...

Trying to heal

Cheif-Tom
  • By Cheif-Tom · New reply July 19, 2013
  • 1 reply
  • In April I had surgery and doctors removed tumors and lymph nodes. Then I had radiation and chemo which I finished on June 19th. Was starting to heal up and then the other day the side of my face and ...

GaryFish are you out there?

redbird53
  • By redbird53 · New reply July 17, 2013
  • 1 reply
  • I know you are out there, and should be done with some of your treatment. How are you doing ...

It has come back

LarryN
  • By LarryN · New reply May 21, 2013
  • 25 replies
  • Have had clean CT scans from 2009 till Jan. New lump discovered in Jan scan. Had a PET scan 2 weeks ago at MD Anderson. I have a small tumor growing under the radiated right thyroid. Found out my right ...

Does anyone have Anaplastic Carcinoma?

Sandylee
  • By Sandylee · New reply March 30, 2013
  • 4 replies
  • I'm having surgery to remove my thyroid due to the 4 centimeter mass inside the left lobe. The right side has one too, but not as large. I may possibly need neck dissection or a trache put in temporarely ...

anaplastic thyroid

kenogilreath
  • By kenogilreath · New reply March 23, 2013
  • 23 replies
  • my brother in law has just been diagnosed with anaplastic thyroid cancer. (he is 55) his surgeon has told him he is confident he "got it all", he removed the cancer and thyroid, they are now sending him ...

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