Geri is the thyroid cancer specialist nurse on the Macmillan Support Line.
She checks this group and responds to medical or factual questions where members could benefit from an expert answer. You can also post questions specifically for her - she'll aim to reply within three working days.
Hi I'm new to the group. Diagnosed with thyroid cancer in August this year. Thyroid, 2 para thyroids, lymph nodes and neck muscles removed same month. Just started low iodine diet and due to commence radio iodine treatment at Christie Hospital mid November. Any tips for the low iodine diet, ie can you eat dark chocolate ?
Trying to get my head around this site,so excuse me if already replied.
Had my thyroid, para thyroids, lymph nodes and some neck muscles removed because I had pipillary and follicular cancer. Started the low iodine diet and come off my t3 medication 7 days ago. Starting to feel a bit dopey but can rationalise why. Good luck
Not sure how to navigate this sight properly, so excuse if I've already replied.
Initially my neck was a little stiff, but I was advised to do some basic neck movements which seemed to help. My necks a little stiff, but it's not unbearable.
Still trying to find discussions re lid.
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