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Surviving Well: Margaret, Thyroid Cancer

Margaret Juanes has been described by her medical team as a miracle. When she was diagnosed with thyroid cancer in September 2012, she began a long journey that she never anticipated. “It was a shocking moment at that time,” she … Continue reading

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Surviving Well: Erik, Thyroid Cancer

Erik Wells is a light-hearted and optimistic individual. He owns and operates his own construction business, doing cosmetic repairs in new homes. Erik values spending time with friends and family, and he lives with his wife and their dog in … Continue reading

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Surviving Well: Alina, Thyroid Cancer

It was during Alina Pugel’s second pregnancy in that she heard the words that no one wants to hear– “You have cancer.” Alina had been having problems with her thyroid since 2008, when she went to see her primary care physician who … Continue reading

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Surviving Well: Melanie, Thyroid Cancer

Melanie Vezzani is a full-time mom and wife, and organizing a household with three children and a husband keeps her very busy.  “The kids play a lot of sports, which keeps us running around a lot,” Melanie says. “I like … Continue reading

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Surviving Well: Angela, Thyroid Cancer

Angela Franchino was like many other young professionals in Colorado. She had a job she loved, and spent much of her free time with friends, snowboarding, hiking and camping and volunteering. In September of 2008 she found out she had … Continue reading

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