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Dana

Dana
Bio: I was recently diagnosed with Thyroid Papillary Carcinoma and had a complete thyroidectomy on May 8. Everyone tells me the is the best kind of cancer to have as it's curable. I'm not sure if there is a a best kind of cancer? It's still scary. I've lived in the Fort Worth, TX area for the past 11 years.…more
Cancer Type: Thyroid Cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Thyroid Papillary Carcinoma with follicular variant
Thyroid Cancer Symptoms: None - was having neck/back pain. MRI showed an enlarged thyroid. Been taking thyroid supplements for 20 years for hypothyroidism.
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Total thyroidectomy on May 8, 2008. Found cancer on both sides of my thyroid and into my lymph nodes. Incision area is sore and itchy. Met with the surgeon on May 16 and he removed the bandages. Advises me to use sunscreen daily and my scar shouldn't be as noticeable. Also had a hard time…more

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Sterling

Sterling
Bio: Husband > 30 years. Father of two adult children. I am in awe of the brave people on this site.
Cancer Type: Thyroid Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 1 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Bilateral Thyroid Cancer, Papillary carcinoma, follicular variant
Thyroid Cancer Symptoms: Mostly hypothyroid type symptoms.

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Nancy

Nancy
Bio: Divorced, remarried, 2 sons, 3 step kids
Cancer Type: Thyroid Cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Papillary thyroid cancer
Thyroid Cancer Symptoms: Lumps in neck, fatigue, cough, sore throat, loss of voice
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Total thyroids to my, 10/15/18. Fatigue, post op infection-Seroma. Numbness,

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Katie

Katie
Bio: New momma and cancer caregiver. Fighting one battle after another. No one fights alone!
Cancer Type: Thyroid Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Cancer Symptoms: Large nodule in the neck area on the thyroid. Severe fatigue and trouble swallowing/speaking.

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Andrew

Andrew
Cancer Type: Thyroid Cancer

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Muneka

Muneka
Bio: HI MY NAME IS KELSEYANN SANCHEZ IM A 30 YEAR OLD FEMALE WITH STAGE 3 THYRIOD CANCER.
Cancer Type: Thyroid Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: THYRIOD CANCER STAGE 3 CANCER MESTASTIC TO LYMPH NODE FROM THYRIOD UNSPECIFIED, SECONDARY MALIGNANT NEOPLASM TO LYMPH NODES

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Jess

Jess
Bio: 33, Thyroid cancer
Cancer Type: Thyroid Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 2 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: papillary carcinoma
Thyroid Cancer Symptoms: So tired I want to cry.
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: 1/29/2011 surgery to remove thyroid

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Karen

Karen
Bio: I am a 47 year old registered nurse pictured here with my 9 year old daughter. We live in Colorado and enjoy being together and having fun.
Cancer Type: Thyroid Cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Primary Mucoepidermoid carcinoma of the thyroid
Thyroid Cancer Symptoms: Small nodule found on thyroid during a routine examine.
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: G-Tube Placement

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Mechi

Mechi
Cancer Type: Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Cancer Symptoms: None other than a lump in my neck 3 months before it was discovered and I did feel abnormally tired
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Thyroidectomy and lymph node removal -bilateral 7.11.16 swelling,numbness, tightness around neck

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Andrea

Andrea
Bio: I am the first in my family to have cancer. The fact that there is not a long genetic history is good, of course. I am 58, I have three lovely adult children and a terrific husband. My mom died a few years ago from Parkinson's; my dad is 84 and in great shape. His father lived to 98, so…more
Cancer Type: Thyroid Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Metastatic Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma
Thyroid Cancer Symptoms: I didn't recognize them as indicating cancer: some trouble swallowing, turtlenecks bothered me, a little hoarseness.
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital,Oct. 21, 2009. Total thyroidectomy, bilateral central & right lateral neck dissection, autotransplant of one parathyroid.Removal of 75 lymph nodes; 26 malignant

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