Pediatric Thyroid Center Patient Stories
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Second Opinion Reveals Thyroid Cancer: Zoey’s Story
New Jersey girl thriving following thyroidectomy; family credits CHOP for her “amazing” comeback.
Papillary Thyroid Cancer Second Opinion: Rowan’s Story
After Rowan was diagnosed with thyroid cancer, she was treated with precision medicine at CHOP by experts in pediatric thyroid issues and rare pediatric cancers.
Papillary Thyroid Cancer: Adam’s Story
Prone to complications and struggling with late effects, a childhood leukemia survivor is diagnosed with thyroid cancer.
Papillary Thyroid Cancer: Zach’s Story
When the COVID-19 pandemic threatened to derail a scheduled checkup at CHOP’s Pediatric Thyroid Center, this family’s medical journey became a cross-country adventure.
Endocrine Late Effects After Cancer Treatment: Raine’s Story
Treatment for childhood leukemia has had several long-term effects on Raine’s health, but this successful college graduate is pursuing her dream.
Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma: Ayleen's Story
It wasn’t until Ayleen’s parents brought her to CHOP that they learned she had thyroid cancer. Then she was in expert hands at the Pediatric Thyroid Center.
Graves' Disease in a Young Boy: Kade's story
Graves’ disease in young boys is rare. But that was the diagnosis for Kade, whose hyperthyroidism caused him to act out, and led his parents to seek treatment at CHOP.
Papillary Thyroid Cancer: Felicia's Story
Felicia thought her long childhood battle with cancer was over until she was diagnosed with a new cancer — papillary thyroid cancer — in her sophomore year of college.
Thyroid Cancer: Josh's Story
After the endocrinologist who had been treating Joshua's thyroid cancer said he didn't know what to next, his family turned to the Pediatric Thyroid Center at CHOP for help.
Thyroid Nodule: Jessica's Story
An MRI after a gymnastics injury showed that Jessica has a worrisome spot on her thyroid. Her family brought her to CHOP to be seen by a specialist.