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


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Hi, I'm Susie H.
Hi Meg! I'm Susie. I'm almost 2 years out from my thyroidectomy. I know it is a lot to absorb. I suggest reading everything you can on thyroid cancer and the treatment. is a great sou...
  • Sat Jan 23, 2016 ·
Hi, I'm Sandra C.
Has anyone had problems with their body absorbing their thyroid meds? This has been an ongoing battle with me for two years. Synthroid did not absorb at all. I started taking Tirosint approx two mo...
  • Sat Sep 26, 2015 ·
Hi, I'm des
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 Georgia A S.
I had a total thyroidectomy in 2013--papillary cancer in left lobe and hashimotto's in right lobe. Did the radioactive ablation tablet-had terrible swelling in salivary gland despite lots, lots lem...
  • Tue Mar 7, 2017 · 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
Updated Mar 3, 2010
Dr. Camilo Jimenez answers some great questions about Thyroid cancer and what you should know if you are diagnosed!