Follicular Thyroid Cancer

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What is Follicular Thyroid Cancer?

Follicular thyroid cancer begins in the thyroid gland, this is located at the front-base of the neck. Follicular thyroid carcinoma is more common in areas of the world where diets are low in iodine.

Common symptoms reported by people with Follicular Thyroid Cancer

Common symptoms
How bad it is
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Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, insomnia, fatigue, and pain) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with Follicular Thyroid Cancer

You’ve tried
Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
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Treatment name(s)

(Synthroid)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
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Treatment name(s)

(Chinese acupuncture and aravedic herbs)
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Fatigue (1) Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)
Type
Lifestyle Modification
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Anxious mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Marinol)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)
Type
Equipment
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Cytomel)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
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Treatment name(s)

(Ativan)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Anxious mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Provigil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Fatigue (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Brachytherapy (Internal Seed Implants))
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Follicular Thyroid Cancer (1) Pain (1)

Data from patients with Follicular Thyroid Cancer, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with Follicular Thyroid Cancer

You’ve tried
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
Tried for
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Treatment name(s)

(Synthroid)
Perceived effectiveness
for Follicular Thyroid Cancer (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Hot and cold flashes Joint pain
How many evaluations
2
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Treatment name(s)

(Chinese acupuncture and aravedic herbs)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Fatigue (1) Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for Anxious mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Anxious mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Marinol)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (3 evaluations)
Side effects
Diarrhea Excess saliva 1 more
How many evaluations
3
Tried for
Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Cytomel)
Perceived effectiveness
for Follicular Thyroid Cancer (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Crying Fatigue 3 more
How many evaluations
1
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Treatment name(s)

(Ativan)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Anxious mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Provigil)
Perceived effectiveness
for Fatigue (1 evaluation)
Side effects
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Fatigue (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Brachytherapy (Internal Seed Implants))
Perceived effectiveness
for Follicular Thyroid Cancer (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Pain
How many evaluations
2
Tried for
Follicular Thyroid Cancer (1) Pain (1)

Data from patients with Follicular Thyroid Cancer, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Who has Follicular Thyroid Cancer on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 7
40s 11
50s 16
60s 11
70+ 2

Sex

Distribution of sex

85% Female
15% Male
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 4
30-39 years 5
40-49 years 6
50-59 years 1
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 25
Not Diagnosed 1

These charts show data from Follicular Thyroid Cancer patients who have completed their condition history
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