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Stories of Strength

These are individual stories of thyroid cancer survivors. Each is unique and all are inspirational.

Posts tagged Lisa

Lisa was diagnosed in 2012 with papillary thyroid cancer.

I was surprised by how well I recovered from the actual thyroidectomy surgery itself – it was way less invasive of a surgery compared to others I’d experienced, although I did lose my voice for about 4 weeks (not as a result of any damage to vocal chords). I was also pleasantly surprised by how incredible most of the nurses, doctors and other medical staff were throughout my entire experience.

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