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I-131 Scan

Jun 21, 2013 - 0 comments

Received thyrogen injections 6/17 and 6/19;  oral low-dose of radiation 6/19.   Body and head/neck scan 6/21.   Dr. Davison read results and scan look very similar to scan in 2009 - no changes, no sign of return of cancer.   Labs drawn 6/21:  results given 6/28:  thyroglobulin AB <20;  thyroglobulin  .3.    Scheduled follow-up appointment in 2014.

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Thyrogen injection

Jun 17, 2013 - 0 comments

Had first thyrogen injection today;  another 6/18;  oral radiation pill 6/19 and then radiation on June 19 and I-131 scan on June 21.   Metal-like taste in mouth within an hour of injection.   Very nauseated morning of 6/18;  tried baking soda and water to calm stomach but didn't help;  took 2 generic immodium.   Still have metal taste;  tongue tingles.

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Annual checkup

Jun 07, 2013 - 0 comments

Saw Dr. Davison for annual review and labs.  Free T4 1.40, TSH .142.   Started LID diet;  thyrogen injections set for June 17, 18, and 19;  I-131 scan scheduled for June 21.

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June, 2012

Jun 21, 2012 - 0 comments

Saw Dr. Davison June 21.   TSH at 0.852 and Free T4 at 1.24.   Waiting for cancer marker reading before PET scan or imaging.   7/2/12  Cancer marker .05, same as last year, per Dr. Davison.   Nothing further to do at this time.   Maybe next year at 5 year anniversary.

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