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Archives for December 2007
newly diagnosed needs help
I was diagnose with papillary cancer Dec12. I have to wait for Febuary to have RAI. My surgeon said my tumor was stage 2 but only because i'm 48. My endocrinologist told me that because my tumor was 3.5 cm I am in the High risk group. I couldn't even concentrate at that point but my husband said he asked the prognosis and…
To have RAI or not?
I had a Hemi-Thyroidectomy in September and a total thyroidectomy Nov. 21st for Papillary Thyroid Cancer with Follicular cells. The pathology report showed that my lymph nodes were not affected. The original tumor was 3.6 cent. The Oncologist told me it was my decision on whether to receive RAI or not because my tumor was…
had a thyrogen thyroglobulin in sept 07 was 5.1 previous tg was 0.6 without thyrogen , had repeat tg. 2 months later without thyrogen was 1.1 . Doc is lowering my synthroid to 1.12 from 1.25, because TSH too low. (I forgot #) I dont have an appointment til Feb, guess they are happy with those #'s, but I am still kinda…
increased TSH level and cortisol level 6 years after thyroidectomy
Hi, I am new to the group, but I have a question that I could really use some help with. I had a total thyroidectomy after thyroid cancer 6 years ago. After having normal levels with synthroid for 6 years I had my levels check a week ago because I have been feeling awful. My TSH level was 136 when it is supposed to be…