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after the body scan

lilysan
  • By lilysan · Posted 8:06 pm
  • Discussion in Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated) · 2 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

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 ...

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 ...

Alternative Medicine?!

purplesaturn

Frequency of dr appointments with TT but no RAI

Lantz
  • By Lantz · Posted 3:27 pm
  • Discussion in Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated) · 0 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

Tsafko
  • By Tsafko · Posted 2:28 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 ...

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

Reeree828
  • By Reeree828 · Posted 2:16 pm
  • Discussion in Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated) · 0 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 ...

diagnosis to surgery

mamabananas

rai and children

mamabananas

On this journey again....

kimbrown0827

Bud is leaving!

LisaMontesanti
  • By LisaMontesanti · Posted 10:12 am
  • Journal · 1 reply
  • Tomorrow morning at 7:30 am Bud ( thyroid nodual will be leaving) goodbye you pain in the neck ...

Need surgeon/endo recommendations- Ohio

KPal
  • By KPal · Posted 9:53 am
  • Discussion in Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated) · 7 replies
  • Hello!, I was diagnosed with papillary thyroid cancer over a year ago now and have since had a thyroidectomy, rai, ect. In two months I need to move from Long Island, NY to Canfield, OH (near Youngstown ...

Has anyone had to endure 3 FNAs????

seaspence
  • By seaspence · Posted 9:38 am
  • Discussion in Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated) · 10 replies
  • Went back to the Dr yesterday and he's sending me in for a 3rd fna in a few months? This seems to me to be verging on ridiculous. Has anyone here had to have 3 or more. My first biopsy was insufficient/nondiagnostic ...

Neck Dissection Friday/? RAI

Jamk3463
  • By Jamk3463 · Posted 9:16 am
  • Discussion in Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated) · 1 reply
  • I had my TT 12/2010 and RAI 2/2011. They recently found some positive lymph nodes for PTC. I am having a neck dissection on Friday and my surgeon said I will most likely have to do RAI again. I am considering ...

ENT or Endocrinologist for surgery?

CaraG
  • By CaraG · Posted 7:42 am
  • 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 ...

Volunteering my time... :)

Justgeo1
  • By Justgeo1 · Posted yesterday at 10:15 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 ...

Is Iodine Radition necessary?

thyrgirl2
  • By thyrgirl2 · Posted yesterday at 9:50 pm
  • Discussion in Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated) · 7 replies
  • I am hesitant about Iodine Radition. I am not that young and am worried it will damage my eggs. I will would like to have children but am concerned that birth defects could be associated. Does anyone ...

Has anyone with PTC had Robotic surgery?

thyrgirl2
  • By thyrgirl2 · Posted yesterday at 9:47 pm
  • Discussion in Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated) · 5 replies
  • I was just wondering if anyone could share their experience with robotic surgery? Were their any side effects such as numbness and tingling? I was interested in finding a surgeon that did this surgery ...

cataract surgery

Justgeo1
  • By Justgeo1 · Posted yesterday at 9:15 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 ...

St. Louis, Saturday, April 26, Free Workshop for Thyroid Cancer Survivors

CherryW
  • By CherryW · Posted yesterday at 7:52 pm
  • Journal · 2 replies
  • Dear Friends, The complete program schedule for the Midwest Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Workshop, this Saturday, April 26, in St. Louis, Missouri, is now on www.thyca.org, as well as below. This event is ...

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