Thyroid Cancer Treatments and Patient Rights

Cancer treatment is as varied as the cancer diagnosis and the patient. Two patients with the same diagnosis aren’t necessarily undergoing the same treatment plan. Lifestyle factors and life goals factor into a treatment plan, too. To illustrate: A 28-year-old female who is newly married and wants to have a family needs a treatment plan that preserves her fertility; however, a 60-year-old male with grandchildren does not have those needs.
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About Cancer Girl

Living with microscopic metastatic disease since diagnosed with papillary thyroid cancer, follicular variant thyroid cancer, and papillary microcarcinoma in the fall 2008; Chris has written for Dear Thyroid, Everyday Health, Lifescript, and Team Thyroid on what living the new normal means.

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