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Archives for December 2008
Malignant Lymph Nodes
I had a total thyroidectomy for papillary thyroid cancer in June 2007. The pre-surgical sono showed 2 nodules (one on each lobe) and a suspicous 'mass' that was 'probably' a lymph node. Only one of the nodules was biopsied and it was malignant. I thought I did a great job of researching a top doc in New York. When I…
1st. scan after RAI treatment last year
In about a month I am going for my 1st. scan since my surgery and susequent RAI treatment last Nov.07. I am trying and hopefully will succeed in establishing a support group south of Boston. I know I wish I had a support group near me last year.My thoughts and prayers are with all of us cancer survivors!
Radioactive Iodine for Follicular Cancer
I was diagnosed with follicular cancer in October and had two surgeries to remove my thyroid. My surgeon is an ENT who referred me over to the Endocrinologist immediately after my surgery. The surgeon had advised that we would be doing the radioactive iodine treatment followed up with scans peridiocally. Two weeks after…
Does My Thyroid FNA Sound Worisome? Some Hurthle Cells Found
Hi I'm new on here, On June 24th I had an FNA of 3 very small thyroid nodules that were found by accident In the Fall of 2006 when I was 41 and a half, because I have a very slow metabolism and my thyroid blood tests have always been normal and I gained weight for the first time at age 34 and had to go on a diet for the…