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Death of a Thyroid: my diagnosis and treatment for thyroid cancer

By Karen Smyers In September of 1999, I was diagnosed with papillary carcinoma—thyroid cancer.  I want to write up my story so that others can maybe learn from the details and also be reassured that this diagnosis does not mean the end of your athletic dreams. I was grateful that within 24 hours of my […]

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