Although she occasionally gets tired, having a part of her thyroid intact means she does not have to take the life-long drug Thyroxine.
How can friends and family support people who are suffering from thyroid – or any other cancer?
There’s no right way. In my own experience just knowing that I can be open and talk about that word with someone, where it’s not all a negative association.
We don’t speak openly about illness so you can feel quite isolated. It can feel quite lonely.