I had a TT in February due to papillary carcinoma and did RAI in March. It's time for my 6 month scan and I had my Thyrogen yesterday and today (2 shots). I can't tell you how much better it is than going hypo! I get the capsule tomorrow in preparation for my WBS on Friday. How often will I need to have scans in the future? My dr. said something about needing to have 2 clean scans. If this one is ok, what would be an appropriate length of time before the next one? Also, my dr. said I needed to wait at least a year after RAI before getting pregnant. Is that a year from the ablation/treatment dose or after the scan doses?
In suppression it goes just like anyother cancer issue. Its a 5 year plan and the first year could involve 2 scans. If everything checks out fine then each year after for 5 years you may be required to screen again as precautionary.
I suppose depending on your issue your doctors thoughts about getting pregnant could be valid.
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