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Thyroid Cancer Survivor 2 years!

Posted 12-19-2013 10:58 AM by SimplyRae
Updated 12-19-2013 08:42 PM by Administrator

I never knew in 2010 that my strange symptoms would lead me to find out that I had thyroid cancer!! I had upper abdominal swelling and joint pain. (which I am having again and trying to figure out what it is). I asked the endo doctor if those were symptoms of the cancer and she said no, but that if it led me there then God does truly work in mysterious ways. Anyway it's been two years! YAY!
I had to have radioactive iodine treatment. It was funny because my husband works at a nuclear reactor...
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I am a cancer survivor

Posted 11-18-2013 02:57 PM by jay1973

I was diagnosed with a brain tumor when I was 17 years old. I received chemotherapy and radiation treatments in 1991. The tumor was eradicated with the treatment. In 1998 my shunt failed and had to be replaced twice. I was in a coma for two weeks due to swelling around my brain. It took me a couple years to fully recover from this episode. I am 40 now and have no health problems. I do have double vision as a result of the tumor. That is corrected with prisms in my glasses.--I got married a couple...
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My Thyca Battle

Posted 12-02-2012 09:27 AM by Skiyrizer

Well I have been in quasi-remission now for 1 year and 6 months. I am going to celebrate at my 2 year anniversary very soon! What a trial this has been and one that has truely made me stronger both spirtually, emotionally, physically, and mentally.

Although not everything is peachy... I am emotionally sensative right now because there is a trace amount of thyca left they found on ultrasound. My endo recommends to remove it while my surgeon says no, because it's so small and hard...
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Chemo tomorrow

Posted 07-15-2012 01:56 PM by Frances <3

Starting to wonder if the side effects are worth it,this week will be a good indication since last week I had off so this week will be able to see how low my white count got with out doing my Gemzar. Wish I could get this all out of my mind 24/7 it's here.
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Many Many Many Moles!!!

Posted 12-31-2010 06:14 PM by davies444

I have WELL over 100 moles (on 1 section of my right arm alone, I have over 20 moles) all over my body, from head to foot. I've never had my scalp checked. I have moles on my face, moles & polyps on my neck. I have MANY moles on both arms. My chest & stomach are riddled with small, medium & large sized moles of multiple shapes & colours. My back is just the same as my front. The only difference, is that I have a few LARGE black moles. I have MANY small moles on my genitals. I have...
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