When my doctor told me they had found cancerous cells in my thyroid (I didn’t know what a thyroid was either), it didn’t seem like that big of a deal. He told me it was the “good” cancer and fairly easy to treat. A few weeks later, they took out my thyroid. A few weeks after that, I took a magic radioactive pill to get rid of any remaining traces of cancer.
That is, until they did a follow-up scan and found that cancer cells were also in my lower neck and upper chest. So there’s that. [Read more…]