Wednesday, March 11, 2009

The Streak Has Ended

I had my fourth ultrasound since July 2008 relating to thyroid cancer today. The first three all came back positive for something "suspicious" that was followed up with a biopsy proving papillary carcinoma, the most common form of thyroid cancer, as well as surgery.

Today, I broke the streak and am happy that I did! The ultrasound did not show anything suspicious! No biopsy to schedule!

I still have some other follow up tests to do such as a whole body scan and PET scan in addition to results from a chest x-ray performed today. These are all to make sure that the cancer has not spread anywhere else. However, this is a REALLY GOOD result today. Really good....moving towards being a cancer survivor and not a patient anymore. :)

Many thanks to all of you who sent prayers and good thoughts my way.

6 comments:

  1. Congrats, what wonderful news! Did you have to have the RAI treatment? I recently had a complete thyroidectomy for papillary carcinoma and now have to schedule the RAI.

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  2. Hooray for you and your family. I am so happy for you all! Best wishes always :)

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  3. Can we talk about your thyroid experiece? It's a whole new world for me. My email is ndjasr@gmail.com

    I would be very gratefult of visit with you. Thanks and glad for your news.

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  4. Please connect with me about your thyroid experience. My email is ndjasr@yahoo.com

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