Pediatric Thyroid Center Patient Stories

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Papillary Thyroid Cancer: Felicia's Story

Thyroid Patient Felicia

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

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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

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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.

Papillary Thyroid Cancer: Emily's Story

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Diagnosed with papillary thyroid cancer as a teen, Emily Stratton received treatment at CHOP's Pediatric Thyroid Center. Today, the 20-year-old is pursuing a career in nursing.