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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. Newbie Introductions - Don't be bashful!
    This will be long but I really hope someone can help me with this. It includes thyroid cancer history, overmedicated, to heart medication, now hypothyroid and still heart problems. And Im only 22 (I know this can happen to anyone any age but this is tolling). So Hello my name is Sherre. A...
  3. Newbie Introductions - Don't be bashful!
    After my primary Dr felt a slight mass I pointed out (not too big, just sort of a bit of fat to me) Friday, on my yearly checkup , she sent me directly to get an ultrasound and an appointment with an Endocrinologist today. They redid the US and results same: I go for biopsy/FNA tomorrow. Labs...
  4. Newbie Introductions - Don't be bashful!
    Hello there, I have never joined a message board before because I guess I haven't needed support or a community support approach up to this point in my life. I am a 35 year old woman living on the west coast who was diagnosed about 6 years ago with thyroid cancer. I had a total thyroidectomy...
  5. 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...
  6. Newbie Introductions - Don't be bashful!
    Hello, I am 25 years old and had Papillary carcinoma a year ago. I already got my thyroid removed and was submitted to the Radioactive iodine treatment. OK... I was reading some websites and this post caught my attention http://thyroglobulintg.com/2015/09/21/papillary-thyroid-carcinome-cancer/...
  7. Newbie Introductions - Don't be bashful!
    Hello All, I am new to this site. I have had four biopsies on a single, solid thyroid nodule since 2006. The results of the first 3 biopsies always came back, "large number of lymphocytes indicative of Hashimotos Thyroiditis." It seemed like everytime that I went in for a checkup, something...
  8. Thyroid Cancer Survivor Message Boards
    I had PTC removed four years ago and m,y serum vitamin D level was very low. Now I'm on 6,000 units a day and my level is only 30. My Endo tells me that serum levels of 50 are more than adequate, but now I wonder if a low Vit D contributes to or causes cancer, and what is the best serum level...
  9. Thyroid Cancer Survivor Message Boards
    Hi - I'm new here. Female, 32 years old. In 2004 I was found to have a nodule on one side of my thyroid. After an FNA, it was undetermined, so they decided to be on the safe side and remove one side of the thyroid, with a freeze biopsy of it being a benign tumor. A week later the lab results...
  10. Thyroid Surgery Discussion Forum
    Hello, I'm a 22 year old healthy female and just found out that I have to have a total thyroidectomy next month. A few years ago during a CT scan for something completely unrelated, the doctor found a 2 cm nodule (it still doesn't bother me at all, and I had never even noticed it). I have had it...
  11. Thyroid Cancer Survivor Message Boards
    I have been thinking about one last baby for our family. I'm scared to tell people about this, because we already have four, two boys and two girls. Plenty of kids, right? Well, I think four kids is a nice big family too, but I can't stop thinking that we should have one more. My mom is very...
  12. Lab Results Discussion Boards
    I started in Armour last November. I had a thyroidectomy in 2011, clear of cancer since then, but still under monitoring. Can't seem to find the right dose, any suggestions? January 8- 120mg Armour, TSH=6.43, T4=0.73. T3=2.3 After the January test, I was upped to 180mg Armour. February 17...
  13. Lab Results Discussion Boards
    I finally got a print out of the actual thyroid ultrasound results. Here is what they say: Right lobe measures 4.9x1.5x2.2cm Left lobe measures 4.4x1.7x1.7cm. It demonstrates 2 sub centimeter nodules and a dominant, solid nodule in the lower pole measuring 2.1x1.4x1.6cm. The isthmus measures...
  14. Thyroid Cancer Survivor Message Boards
    Hi I am trying to understand my thyroglobulin results. Here is my story in brief. On 6/20/12 I had a total thyroidectomy due to papillary thyroid cancer. It was stage 1 meaning it was confined to thyroid (1.3 cm) and no lymph node involvement. My thyroglobulin value was 1.2 ng/ml with thyrogen...
  15. Newbie Introductions - Don't be bashful!
    Hi everyone My name is Brooke. I am 34 years old, have a 22 month old son and am expecting my 2nd child on July 12th. At 34 weeks pregnant, I was diagnosed with Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma, a 2.5 cm lump on the left side of my thyroid. I had an ultrasound and biopsy done on my lymph nodes and...
  16. Additional Problems From Thyroid Disease
    Had a TT 2 years ago, RAI treatment with 4 day hospital isolation. I recently noticed that one of my collar bones sticks out more than the other. I have not had any post RAI treatment. I have just got new insurance and am scheduled for a RAI uptake in 2 weeks. The doctor noticed my collar bone...
  17. Newbie Introductions - Don't be bashful!
    Hello everybody I am new to this borad. Please help me understand the meaning of my thyroid biopsy. This is my story. I am a 54 year old male and have a multinodular goiter and have been monitoring this for the last four years. My last ultrasound (US) (Nov 2011) came back with some suspicious...
  18. Thyroid Cancer Survivor Message Boards
    It has been a year since I had surgery to remove my thyroid and 4 nodules and 8 lymph nodes that had papillary/ follicular cancer. Now things are growing very aggressive, my biopsy just came back as metastic thyroid carcinoma. I go in for surgery on the 22 nd. After that of course i googled...
  19. Thyroid Cancer Survivor Message Boards
    Hi Everyone! I am new to this site so I will start by sharing my story :) I am 26 yrs old. I was diagnosed with Stage II papillary cancer in 2002 at the age of 17.The doctor said I would technically be Stage III if it weren't for my age. The cancer was in my thryoid as well as some lymphnodes...
  20. Thyroid Cancer Survivor Message Boards
    Hey all, I had my thyroid taken out july 2010. RAI treatment at the end of august 2010. I had papillary thyroid cancer that spread to 3 out of 10 lymph nodes that were taken out during surgery. since the RAI i have been on 200mcg's of levoxyl everyday. Now it's time for my one year body scan...
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