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Thyroid Cancer Survivor

Hi all, I’m Glenda.  I’m starting a blog today to hopefully find other cancer survivors, particularly sufferers of thyroid cancer.  I was diagnosed with papillary thyroid cancer 11 years ago, and since then have undergone a total thyroidectomy, two neck dissections, 4 doses of radioactive iodine, and 2 DCR operations on my eyes due to the damaging effects of the radiation.  96 more words


Unspecific-ally Obese

All my brain wants to do this fall is forget appointments. I have been SURPRISED by at least two different appointments, and have been constantly scrambling to reschedule things to avoid being charged for “Holy shit!” completely blanking on various medical appointments. 929 more words

Thyroid - {the story}

I’m not entirely sure when my Thyroid story began, it could have began when I first had symptoms, December 2015 or much earlier. No one will be able to tell me that. 789 more words


To My Insurance Company

In June I went to the emergency room because my throat was closing on me. The lovely doctor there dismissed me. Said it was non emergency when submitting it to the insurance even though he found my lingual tonsils enlarged and a lump on my thyroid. 842 more words

Thyroid cancer

This is my story about finding out I had thyroid cancer.

It started back in January, I had a little cough.  It seemed to be worse at night when I was laying down in bed for some reason.   1,634 more words

Daily Life

Type 2 Diabetes Drugs Linked to Heart Failure, Pancreatitis, Thyroid Cancer

The drug saxagliptin, found in the type 2 diabetes medications Onglyza and Kombiglyze XR, has been linked to pancreatic cancer, thyroid cancer, and other dangerous side effects. 501 more words