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  1. Lab Results Discussion Boards
    I recently had a partial thyroidectomy on March 8th for a suspicious nodule. The nodule was found to be benign, however they did find a small spot of cancer on the lobe they took out. My doctor seems to think most people who only have half out never need medication. My bloodwork seems to be...
  2. Thyroid Disease General Discussion Forum
    Hi, My name is Liz. I'm 51 years old. I live in Virginia and work at the University of Virginia Medical Center. I was recently diagnosed with a thyroid nodule that is suspicious for malignancy for which they want to do a lobectomy or TT depending on final diagnosis. I've been scouring these...
  3. Newbie Introductions - Don't be bashful!
    A few weeks ago I was having some neck pain and ended up in the ER where a CT scan found a nodule on my thyroid. This was not the cause of my pain, it was an incidental finding. I was told to follow up with my PCP. A couple of days later my PCP ordered an U/S which described a 1.9 cm x 1.2 cm...
  4. Thyroid Surgery Discussion Forum
    I am scheduled for a lobectomy in three weeks. I am euthyroid but have a solid nodule that has yielded 3 benign biopsies and a recent AUS on biopsy #4 (All in a 9-year period). The nodule has grown 50% in volumne in the last two years and there are microcalcifications and blood flow has gone...
  5. Thyroid Surgery Discussion Forum
    I posted in another thread but figured I would be better off here. I have a multinodular thyroid with a dominant nodule on the right lobe. At ultrasound in April 2014, the nodule was measuring 37 x 23 x 12 mm. It is predominantly cystic (50-75% according to the report). I had it biopsied in June...
  6. Thyroid Cancer Survivor Message Boards
    1yr WBS scan and Ultrasound: Result clean, no sign of spread! May 2016 WBS result came back clean - no evidence of cancer spread! My perspective for those new to thyroid cancer and the treatment protocol that follows: • Thyca - Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association: Great site for...
  7. Newbie Introductions - Don't be bashful!
    Feb 13, 2015 Update: Background: About a month ago I went in to see an ENT specialist to investigate a weird popping sensation that would occur when swallowing food. This was higher in the neck area and on the right side. After not finding much to explain the reason why, I went ahead and...
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