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Free Book!

Hi all,

I have a series of 3 books written about my journey through diagnosis and various treatments for Stage 4 papillary thyroid cancer.  The first book in the series, Thyroid Cancer for Beginners’, will be FREE from tomorrow 17th October to 21st October. 215 more words

Thyroid Cancer

Finding out I have papillary thyroid cancer

Cancer is something that you never expect someone you know to have, never mind something that you actually have yourself. I literally would never have thought that I had it, and if a lump hadn’t appeared on my neck then I would’ve never known that it existed in my body. 1,525 more words


My Journey With Thyroid Cancer

It was 2007 that I first asked my primary care doctor about the nodule in my neck. It looked like an adams apple and didnt cause me any pain or discomfort so throughout college it was just there and disregarded. 935 more words

Now I've Done It

Now that inline skating season is almost over, it is time for Katie and our friend Katherine to resume their Thursday evening workouts. Good for them, right? 922 more words



Lenvatinib (trade name Lenvima) is an anti-cancer drug for the treatment of certain kinds of thyroid cancer, and potentially for other cancers as well. It was developed by Eisai Co. 34 more words


I never thought I'd have a blog!!

So, here I am. Blogging. Nerd Alert!

I guess the first thing to start with is why I am doing this. Over the last few weeks I have found myself having so much I wanted to talk about but not wanting to bombard my friends and family with the odd things going round in my head. 39 more words


The C-Word

Four months ago today, a doctor looked me in the eye and told me I had cancer. Truthfully, he was looking down at the open file folder on his desk when he said it, but he caught my stunned eyes by the end of the sentence.   732 more words