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Our beautiful, gorgeous little girl, Anna, has leukaemia. She was diagnosed on Monday 5 December 2011.

CAUTION RADIOACTIVE MATERIAL — My Thyroid Cancer

on August 28, 2018

Yesterday I swallowed a small pill containing 3700 MBq (mega becquerels) iodine 131 and became radioactive. This is (hopefully) the last part of my treatment for thyroid cancer, following my thyroidectomy earlier in the year. This ‘remnant ablation’ is to mop up any stray cancerous thyroid cells. They love iodine and so having starved myself […]

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