Re: my mom has thyroid cancer
Do you know what type of cancer your mom has? That makes a difference in prognosis as well as your mother's age. It is also important to note that in most thyroid cancers, involvement in the neck lymph node does not make the prognosis worse(as in other types of cancer) . Most thyroid cancers are very treatable. I recently had a TT for papillary cancer and did have involvement with one lymph node. I will be having RAI soon. I am 42 and my prognosis is great. I expect this will be more of an inconvenience ( labs, scans, replacement thyroid homromes etc.) than a life threatening disease.
Good luck to you and your mom. This board is full of good info and helpful people
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