PATIENT INTERVIEWS

Thyroid Cancer

81: Recovering From Thyroid Cancer Surgery, Faster, Better, and Stronger with Evan Simon, Head Strength & Conditioning Coach at Oregon State University

In this episode, we hear from Evan Simon, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at Oregon State University. Evan was diagnosed with advanced Stage IV thyroid cancer, which resulted a 13 hour surgery.
At the end of his surgery, Evan was told he would not be able to lift his hands overhead for 3 months, instead he broke the odds, taking him only 3 weeks.

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30: A Patient’s Determination to Find Better Treatment for Hashimoto’s

In this episode we hear from Doug, and 37 year old, male patient of Hashimoto’s. Discussed, are the following topics:
• Panic attacks
• Nervous
• Sweating
• Can’t get out of bed
• Putting on weight
• Feeling coldness
• NP Thyroid®
• L-Tyrosine
• Synthroid
• WP Thyroid
• WP Thyroid and L-Tyrosine combination therapy
• High heart rate on T3

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26: Diagnosed With Graves Disease Then Thyroid Cancer

18 years ago Lorrie was diagnosed with Graves’ disease. Then, in 2017 she received a diagnosis of thyroid cancer. 
In this episode we hear Lorrie describe the following:
* Papillary thyroid cancer
* Long delayed pathology results
* Graves’ disease
* Balancing Graves’ disease and a thyroid cancer diagnosis
* Emotional roller coaster of feeling optimistic and other days of sadness.
* The feelings and emotions of related to a cancer diagnosis
* Being careful about the information shared on the Internet and potential negativity
* Support network and family
* Nodule size was 1.1 cm, but with history of Graves’ disease, she decided to forego active surveillance

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