Late Onset Swallowing Disorder from Radiation
My dear husband (aged 70) was diagnosed with thyroid cancer 9 years ago. Over the next 2 years, had 3 surgeries (kept recurring), then chemo, then external radiation. He had to have a feeding tube put in after external radiation for 6 months because of the burns to his throat. Also had 2 radioactive iodine treatments along…
One week in.
I had my first opreation last Monday for thyroid nodules and an enlargened ademnoma. I had the right side thyroid lobe removed, and all was well. Tuesday I was home recoering nicely, and the phone rang and it was my surgeon, and he said the labs came back with a small amount of cancer from on of the nodules. The choice was…
Has anyone with thyroid cancer been treated with pazopanib? If so please share your experiences and results. I am also BRAF positive. I will be starting this drug this coming September after my ct scan. Thank you And God Bless Hannah
Thyroid Nodule Biopsy today!
So one year and a half ago my doctor noticed my neck was swollen had an ultrasound ordered and noticed tiny nodules just mm in size. I saw a new Endocrinologist who looked over my past Ultrasounds, one taken again in September of 2013 and one prior to that in June 2013. I saw her in December 2013 so she ordered a check-up…
Private Message Spam
Hello everyone, Some of you know that we have had previous problems with a particularly tenacious scammer named sarah, and unfortunately she has struck again. While we have security measures in place, we can't prevent all spam. We are currently working on measures to try and block this kind of private message spamming. If…
Radiation in 1951 on Thyroid as a Baby
Has anyone heard of babies being radiated in the 1950s for enlargedd thymus glands. I recieved a letter years ago from the hospital where I was born about having radiation treatent as a baby and told to follow up with my doctor. My family doctor was not concerned, neiher was the endocrinologist. Now some years later my…
Aortic aneurysm and synthroid connection
I now have a 4.1 ascending aortic aneurysm. Begin taking synthroid in 2007 after stage 4. Total thyoidectomy. Could there be a connection? My endo thinks I am loco. Thank you.
Hello, My TSH is 0.30, T-4 is 1.2, and Thyrolglobulin is 0.1. Can someone tell me what they thinks this all mean? Thanks.