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Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month

By now I am sure that many have seen the recent “ice bucket challenges” seen all over social media to bring about awareness of ALS, which I think is such a worthy cause; however, at the same time I sure wish that there would be something that could generate the same attention and funding for people with other cancers and diseases that have no cures. 633 more words

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My Scar - 6 Months Out

My scar continues to look better. There are some days I don’t even think about it.

This picture was taken 6 months from my surgery date.

Thyroid Cancer

Details of Fukushima Thyroid Cancer Cases Revealed at the Japan Society of Clinical Oncology Meeting

Thursday, August 28, 201

 On the first day of the 52nd Annual Meeting of Japan Society of Clinical Oncology which is being held on August 28 – 30 in Yokohama City, Japan, Shinichi, Suzuki, a thyroid surgeon from Fukushima University in charge of the Fukushima thyroid ultrasound examination, presented some details of the surgical cases in a presentation titled “Treatment of childhood thyroid cancer in Fukushima” during the… 1,074 more words



I went this week to sign up for the LIVESTRONG Program for adult cancer survivors at the YMCA. It’s a 12 week program designed specifically for cancer survivors who are in that transitional period after completeing treatment. 365 more words

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Medication Frustrations

Part of the problem with taking medication is differing advice. When I was prescribed my Synthroid medication, I was told to take it half an hour before eating anything else. 623 more words

More Fukushima Children Found With Thyroid Cancer

August 25th, 2014

Another periodic report from the Fukushima Health Survey has found more thyroid cancers in children. Another 14 cancers were confirmed since the last report in May 2014… 375 more words