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  1. Newbie Introductions - Don't be bashful!
    Hi, everyone! I found this forum earlier today while doing some general online searching for other thyca stories, and I have been reading posts for the past 4 hours or so! I am so very impressed with the good advice, warm and caring tone of the community here. I'd like to introduce myself and...
  2. Newbie Introductions - Don't be bashful!
    Hello everyone, Just wanted to introduce myself. I was diagnosed with Papillary Thyroid Cancer a couple of weeks ago. I will be having a total Thyroidectomy on Tuesday. Feeling kind of lost but ok at the same time. I know my life is going to change after the surgery. I will be needing to do...
  3. Thyroid Surgery Discussion Forum
    I had a left PT on 8/13/2013 and the pathology came back as papillary cancer 1.1 cm, fully encapsulated with 0/2 lymph nodes. It did show tall cell features but was not tall cell varient. My U/S on 7/2/13 showed no nodules on the right. I'm scheduled for completion surgery on 9/24/13 (just got...
  4. Additional Problems From Thyroid Disease
    Is it common for melanoma to occur as a secondary cancer after papillary thyroid cancer? The reason I ask this is because I was diagnosed and treated for papillary thyroid cancer (total thyroidectomy + radioactive iodine treatment) at the end of 2010/beginning of 2011 and am now showing...
  5. Thyroid Cancer Survivor Message Boards
    Hi, I was just diagnosed this week with PTC. Here is my story. About ten years ago my ob/gyn mentioned that my thyroid looked enlarged. Two years later I had an ultrasound and was found to have 3 small nodules, I was never told the size. They said they were of no concern but to keep a watch. At...
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