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Old 03-29-2012, 12:17 PM   #1
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recurring thyroid cancer

hi my first time here. I had thyroid cancer in 2002. had thyroid removed and 3 tumors and 15 lymnodes all canceres. well the last 6 months my levels have been so out of wack. last tsh level was 14.8 t3 was .82 t4 083 antithyroglobulin <20 and thyrolglobulin <0.5. I've lost 12 lbs and still losing . This week I have had the thyrogen shots radiation yesterday and the scan tomorrow. has anyone have had recurring thyroid cancer can you please help me

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Old 04-03-2012, 02:35 PM   #2
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Re: recurring thyroid cancer

Did you have RAI initially? Did they keep your tsh suppressed? It's sounds like you are very hypothyroid at this point, which could theoretically cause thyroid tissue to re-grow.

Hope your scans go well.

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