What Thyroid Cancer Survivors said about their Cancer Symptoms.
Lump on side of the neck, weight gain, shortness of breath, chest tightness, neck pain All symptoms I did not associate to be thyroid cancer related-- but they were
Lump on the side of neck. Extreme anxiety. Mild hair loss
Not many - Found out after TT that I have Hashimoto's, but was not hypo or hyper before surgery. The cancerous nodule was on the isthmus of my thyroid, so it was not visible or palpable.
HAD MISDIAGNOSIS FOR 6 MONTHS UNTIL I TOOK X-RAY HAD A PROBLEM BREATHING GAVE SIGN SIMILAR TO BRONCHCAITIS......, SHORTNESS OF BREATH BEFORE DIAGNOSIS...DEVELOPED BLOOD CLOT WHILE TAKING TREATMENT IN 2011.....
Fatigue, slight weight gain, anxiety
None. Found a lump during routine visit.
Lump on side of neck with no symptoms
A large lump on my neck, weight gain, memory loss, and extreme fatigue.
I have known about my Hashimoto's and Hypothyroidism for about 7 years, so I have no idea what symptoms have been specific to cancer.
Large nodule in throat. Endocrinologist says these are probably not related, but the timing is spot on (memory loss, fatigue, irregular menstrual cycle).
Absolutely none - found by mistake
Hard lump on the right side of my trachea. It wasn't on the other side which is why I had it checked.
My left laryngeal nerve was cut during the process of removing my thyroid so my left vocal cord is paralyzed.
Feel fine have cancerous lymph nodes after being diagnoses in 2008.
FATIGUE THAT IS UNRELENTING. SEVERE BACK PAIN. A LOT OF CRYING. DEPRESSION. ANXIETY. MEMORY AND COGNATIVE ISSUES. WEEKENESS IN ARMS AND LEGS
I had a strange pain in my throat last June. By January I had a hypersensitive gag reflex with palpable nodules in my throat.
Noticeable mass "nodule" (4.8 cm) on right side of thyroid gland
Small nodule felt on thyroid during routine physician check.
Small palpable lump on neck