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Hey, let’s talk about how thyroid cancer really stinks!


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  • All Journey Phases; Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid cancer

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I'm des, and I'm a survivor of Thyroid Cancer
I just read your post and got concerned for myself. Fist of all, what kind of thyroid ca were you dx with? Secondly, did you then have an immediate total thyroidectomy? I had an enlarged thyroid...
  • Sun Jan 13, 2013 ·
I'm Mary Smith, and I'm a healthcare professional
We are really excited about the new look on the Shared Experience page, which now includes a Featured Experience and Favorite Experiences listed on the right. As you read the various experience...
  • Fri Mar 11, 2011 ·
Hi, I'm Paula Smith
I had thyroid cancer when i was 9 10 and 11. im now 53 and i have recurrance thyroid tissue cancer with metastesis to the lungs. The sooner they find it the better off u are. They didnt find min...
  • Wed Mar 9, 2011 · Like2
I'm Mary Smith, and I'm a healthcare professional
Hi Gail - The National Cancer Institute lists the current clinical trials for Medullary Thyroid Cancer, including metastatic and advanced stage. With this list in hand you can discuss your options ...
  • Mon Dec 20, 2010 · Like1
Hi, I'm Sandy
I did not like the surgeon that my endo wanted. He never looked at us, or really even talked to us. Just talked into his little microphone, and his computer wrote down what he said. He almost...
  • Tue Aug 31, 2010 · Like1
Hi, I'm Sandy
My thyroid was not enlarged at all. My Tsh just came back to high and my doc asked me if thyroid problems ran in my family. I told him my mom had a nodule removed when about my age, but it was n...
  • Tue Aug 31, 2010 ·
Updated Mar 3, 2010
Dr. Camilo Jimenez answers some great questions about Thyroid cancer and what you should know if you are diagnosed!