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Tumor invades the windpipe

platch1
  • By platch1 · Posted April 3, 2014
  • In Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated) · 4 replies
  • My husband, Ron, fought a valiant fight the last year and a half. It was a tough road but he had so much support and love from his family, friends and our Spiritual Community. When he was first diagnosed ...

TT & Neck Dissection surgery Monday, April 7th...

LindaM2014

Travel after RAI

MadelinesMom

Boiled plantain and sweet potato, safe with LID?

Lourdeline

Cytomel questions/side effects

Deder
  • By Deder · Posted April 3, 2014
  • In Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated) · 22 replies
  • Hi Everyone, I am wondering if anyone has experienced side effects when starting cytomel? I have been taking it for a week and feel worse than I did before (headaches, extreme tiredness, brain fog). I ...

Blood Test after 4 months of TT

svsk
  • By svsk · Posted April 3, 2014
  • In Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated) · 6 replies
  • Greetings to all, I got my blood test results last week and would like to share and get suggestions. Total Thyroidectomy was done on Nov. 20, 2013 and followed by RAI treatment on Dec.16. 2013. Blood ...

Truly Confused

MalteseSpirit

new answers to my tightness in my neck

Jubbie
  • By Jubbie · Posted April 2, 2014
  • In Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated) · 5 replies
  • Ok so get this. Surgeon as I said before says put warm towel around my neck and stretch from side to side. I am not stretching enough. So do that and get killed and it hurts more. So not the answer.So ...

generic or synthroid

HSE
  • By HSE · Posted April 2, 2014
  • In Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated) · 5 replies
  • Found small nodule 5 weeks ago. Had FNB inconclusive but highly suspicious. Recommended TT. Surgeon recommended Lobechtomy. Had the partial, found papillary, was back in 6 days later (yesterday) for full ...

nodules on lungs now

Gina2345

ALTERNATIVE TREATMENT

lindacole

Weight Loss

abc7520
  • By abc7520 · Posted April 2, 2014
  • In Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated) · 8 replies
  • Has anyone tried Metformin to lose weight? I have steady gained weight and have been working out at least 3-5 times a week with no luck. I just went to my endo and she says its not my thyroid levels they ...

PRAYERS FOR FELICIA

Utahgirl1970

Help understanding labs.

Lisa611
  • By Lisa611 · Posted April 2, 2014
  • In Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated) · 0 replies
  • Hi, I just went to see my endo 3/24 for my 6 month follow up since having RAI in October. What is the difference between TBG and calcTBG and what is the range that indicate non reoccurrence? My TBG level ...

Postoperative Stimulated Thyroglobulin to spare patients RAI

Linsifer
  • By Linsifer · Posted April 2, 2014
  • In Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated) · 13 replies
  • This is exactly what my Endo is doing with me: Thyroid. 2012 Aug 17. [Epub ahead of print] Postoperative Stimulated Thyroglobulin ≤ 1 ng/ml as a Criterion to Spare Low-Risk Patients with Papillary Thyroid ...

Thyroglobulin and antibodies - newer tests?

emmaleah
  • By emmaleah · Posted April 2, 2014
  • In Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated) · 16 replies
  • Hi those with Hashimoto's antibodies (TgAbs) and/or persistent thyroglobulin (Tg). I am at 6 months post-RAI, have consistently declining antibodies and a normal ultrasound, and yet thyroglobulin is persistently ...

FNA biopsy results and next steps.

mgouelle
  • By mgouelle · Posted April 2, 2014
  • In Mental challenges of living with thyroid cancer · 1 reply
  • Topic isnt exactly right on as my post doesnt exactly fit in any of the options listed. I apologize for that. I wanted to hear what others thought about my plans. I want to know from people who have gone ...

Heart palps..peace of mind...

F_as_in_Farrah

Postop hematoma

Ellem
  • By Ellem · Posted April 1, 2014
  • In Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated) · 1 reply
  • Has anyone had a post op hematoma and if so how long before it is completely gone. Started off golf ball size and even had it drained a couple of weeks out , but now still there and small like marble ...

Question about TSH and free T4

oediparex

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