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Life Redefined: More Resources for Young Adults

Life Redefined: More Resources for Young Adults

When I was diagnosed with cancer, I immediately hit the internet. I needed information, and Google became my best friend. Here’s what I discovered: there is an ABUNDANCE of information [Read] | no responses.

Life Redefined: Have You Thanked Your Caregiver Today?

Life Redefined: Have You Thanked Your Caregiver Today?

As you know, January is Thyroid Awareness Month. This month, we want you to BRING IT and make your voices heard. As we create and spread awareness for thyroid diseases and cancers, I [Read] | 8 responses.

Life Redefined: My Resource List

Life Redefined: My Resource List

Today, I want to share with you a few of my favorite online articles/resources for thyroid disease and cancer. Each link under the topics below is a resource that I personally use and [Read] | 7 responses.

Life Redefined: The Elephant in the Room

Life Redefined: The Elephant in the Room

Have you ever noticed that depression is not an illness that’s easily discussed? People who aren’t depressed don’t talk about it. People who ARE depressed don’t talk about it [Read] | 6 responses.

Life Redefined: Free Falling

Life Redefined: Free Falling

I received an email a few days ago from a fellow thyroid cancer survivor asking me for some medical advice. This survivor was scared she was having a recurrence and wanted to know my [Read] | 6 responses.

Life Redefined: Is “Weapons of Mass Destruction” an Overstatement?

Life Redefined: Is “Weapons of Mass Destruction” an Overstatement?

In my last article, Are We Becoming Weapons of Mass Destruction?, I wrote about my personal experience with radioactive iodine and my belief that we need stricter guidelines to protect [Read] | 9 responses.

Life Redefined: Are We Becoming Weapons of Mass Destruction?

Life Redefined: <i>Are We Becoming Weapons of Mass Destruction?</i>

Throughout the past week or so, there has been an abundance of news stories on the dangers of radioactive iodine (RAI) to others. I want to talk about this because SO many of us have to [Read] | 37 responses.

Life Redefined: Feeling is Healing

Life Redefined: <i>Feeling is Healing</i>

As you’ve lived with disease, have you ever had friends or family members tell you to stay positive? That everything is going to be okay? The day I was diagnosed with cancer, one of [Read] | 11 responses.

Life Redefined: Making Thyroid Cancer Personal

Life Redefined: <i>Making Thyroid Cancer Personal</i>

In the previous two installments of this column (here and here), I’ve shared with you statistics about thyroid cancer. I shared those with you because numbers can be powerful. Seeing a [Read] | 4 responses.

Life Redefined: Why Numbers Matter Part 2

Life Redefined: <i>Why Numbers Matter Part 2</i>

According to the American Cancer Society… 1, 529,560: The estimated number of new cancer cases in the United States in 2010 1,500: The estimated number of people who will die [Read] | no responses.

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