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abc7520
  • By abc7520 · New reply April 8, 2014
  • Discussion in Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated) · 4 replies
  • Can people that have had cancer and their thyroid removed take hydroxycut? A coworker has started taking it and it has helped her but she has her thyroid. I am desperate and looking for anyway to cut ...

Hi new here. surgery choices & questions

kerry222
  • By kerry222 · New reply April 8, 2014
  • Discussion in Using targeted therapies · 5 replies
  • Not sure I chose the right topic but hoping someone can offer some insight to my upcoming surgery. A small module was discovered approx 3yrs ago and it kept growing. Endo did FNA which came back indeterminate ...

2nd guessing my endo

TRU-_-SUGAR
  • By TRU-_-SUGAR · New reply April 8, 2014
  • Discussion in Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated) · 14 replies
  • Well so much for Stage 1, your so young, and no need to worry! I insisted when my thyroid was removed in Nov2012 that I should potentially undergo RAI but nope I was "low" risk. Well screw that now Apr2014 ...

Any advice before TT

cblake76
  • By cblake76 · New reply April 8, 2014
  • Discussion in Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated) · 5 replies
  • Hope this message finds you all well. During hemi-thyroidectomy, the frozen specimen came back benign. Two weeks later at my follow-up, they had informed me the final pathology report read follicular ...

Neck compression after TT and lymph node resection

kage
  • By kage · New reply April 8, 2014
  • Discussion in Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated) · 4 replies
  • In Jan of this year I underwent a TT and had about 19 lymph nodes removed from the right side of my neck No issues with the surgery then 4 weeks later had RAI. Which also went well. Started PT for my ...

Trying new PCP, labs?

Barbara1218

ssythroid side effects question

oceanbreezes
  • By oceanbreezes · New reply April 8, 2014
  • Journal · 10 replies
  • I have been on synthroid for a year and a half. I have been at different dose levels. I have had fatigue , the brain fog and joint pain in my shoulders. I did not have any of these symptoms prior to my ...

Recovering from TT/Neck Dis; Bullfrog neck!

mick581
  • By mick581 · New reply April 8, 2014
  • Discussion in Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated) · 7 replies
  • Hello All! I finally had my TT with bilateral neck dissection on Feb 26 of this year. All went well with the surgery, although it was a LONG one (over 10 hrs). The doc removed 85 lymph nodes, with several ...

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

LindaM2014
  • By LindaM2014 · New reply April 8, 2014
  • Discussion in Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated) · 19 replies
  • Hi'yall, My surgery's Monday. Any last minute things I should be asking my head surgeon? Do I bring him flowers? What? I feel so overwhelmed by all the information that I don't know what else to ask so ...

T4 : T3 ratio, Dr. Kenneth Blanchard

biz65
  • By biz65 · New reply April 8, 2014
  • Discussion in Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated) · 6 replies
  • Have people read Dr. Blanchard's book "The Functional Approach to Hypothyroidism"? He is an endo in high demand in the Boston area, and he believes that patients do best on a very low dose of T3, with ...

potato puff powder, huh?

beingcelestial

I am so lucky to possibly have thyroid cancer. REALLY?

kriskris2
  • By kriskris2 · New reply April 8, 2014
  • Discussion in Mental challenges of living with thyroid cancer · 75 replies
  • I know I've seen similar discussions on here but today I am a little angry. I have only talked to a handful of my friends and family about what I am going through and so far the majority of them have ...

Regarding labs and taking your levothyroxine pill-when do you take it?

lisacarole
  • By lisacarole · New reply April 8, 2014
  • Discussion in Long-term survivors · 6 replies
  • For years I have taken my levo in the morning and, since I like AM app'ts, always have my blood drawn probably 2-3 hours after I've taken my pill. Last time I happened to go in the afternoon and then ...

Alcohol intolerance?

Piper9132
  • By Piper9132 · New reply April 8, 2014
  • Discussion in Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated) · 20 replies
  • Just curious... Since having your thyroid removed and being on synthroid has anyone else noticed that they cannot tolerate alcohol? I was never a huge drinker and still am not. But these days even 3/4 ...

Some thoughts before my Total Thyroidectomy..

F_as_in_Farrah
  • By F_as_in_Farrah · New reply April 8, 2014
  • Journal · 25 replies
  • So Monday is the "big day"...the day I say goodbye to my thyroid, a part of my body that, up until 3 months ago--gave me no indication of any problem.. I struggled with the decision to go forward with ...

Hurthle Cell

lynnsdream

PLEASE HELP...DR PHONED AND NOW I AM PANICING

ninak
  • By ninak · New reply April 8, 2014
  • Discussion in Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated) · 3 replies
  • I had my TT almost 10 years ago and for the most part my tsh levels have been normal and i have been feeling ok. However the past roughly 18 months ago my tsh has been completely out of control ranging ...

Don't be scared of RAI

shannonwaller

3 rd time at the cancer table

vanzelm
  • By vanzelm · New reply April 7, 2014
  • Journal · 1 reply
  • currently in my third bout of cancer since 98.had a 5 pound lipoma tumor removed from my upper left femur in 98,then colon cancer and an ileostomy in 08 then 2 months ago neck cancer with 65 lymphnodes ...

Surgery soon TT and bilateral neck dissection

Italianredhed123

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