‘Thyroid Cancer in Young Adults Column’ Archives
I remember the day my doctor told me the lump in my neck was thyroid cancer. I remember that the very first thing I felt after hearing him say “cancer” was relief. I know that sounds [Read] | 37 responses.
Do you remember how easy it used to be to fill out a medical form? You know, prior to the onslaught of health issues. I could fill out a form in a couple minutes. Current medication? [Read] | 19 responses.
After my cancer diagnosis and first surgery, I received a lot of stuff from a lot of people. Stuff is how people in this day and age convey they are thinking about you. I received [Read] | 28 responses.
Not too long ago I was feeling nostalgic and decided to leaf through my old high school yearbooks. Equally as amusing as the pictures (my awkward phase lasted an embarrassing number of [Read] | 13 responses.
Do you remember how you felt after you were diagnosed with thyroid cancer/disease? I do. I had a mixture of feelings course through my body, all of which I remember vividly. One of those [Read] | 39 responses.
Cancer is a heavy burden to carry. The road you walk when you have cancer is hard and treacherous. Having cancer on your mind everyday will leave you weary and exhausted. In order to [Read] | 18 responses.
When cancer is the topic of discussion, the conversation tends to turn awkward in about two seconds. Cancer is such a fear-invoking word that when we hear it, especially when it's [Read] | 26 responses.
(Written by Joanna Isbill, Editor, Life Redefined 'thyroid cancer in young adults', Dear Thyroid) About three months after I had my thyroid removed I was hit with a wall of fear. The [Read] | 25 responses.
(Written by Joanna Isbill, Editor, Life Redefined, Dear Thyroid) Shortly after being diagnosed with thyroid cancer, I received a card in the mail from an organization that shall [Read] | 21 responses.