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Share Your Story: Carly Flumer

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Share Your Story: Carly Flumer

June 29, 2021

Share Your Story: Carly Flumer

Carly is a stage I papillary cancer survivor. She is passionate about creating better health outcomes for cancer patients through the fields of health literacy, patient education, and cancer research.

  • 01:23: So, I was diagnosed when I was 27.
  • 02:43: My doctor felt a lump in my throat.
  • 04:00: I was working at a hospital at the time
  • 05:18: I do think it is important to have a second opinion.
  • 07:00: My surgeon was calling to tell me that it had metastasized.
  • 08:06: It’s a pill that that is radioactive.
  • 10:08: I had this large incision in my neck
  • 11:32: People call it the good cancer.
  • 13:36: I also wanted to be seen as a normal person.
  • 15:28: I don’t really like asking people for help.
  • 19:07: My lying down pulse was 150 beats per minute.
  • 21:55: The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland that’s located in your neck.
  • 24:32: I am considered in remission.
  • 26:00: What was your worst moment?
  • 27:36: What was your best moment?
  • 29:25: How do you look at your life differently now than before you had cancer?
  • 30:45: I want to advance research in the cancer community.
  • 32:25: What is the one thing that you wish you had known at the beginning of your cancer journey?
  • 35:32: If you can only do one thing to improve health care in the US, what would it be and why?
  • 39:40: Thriver Rapid Fire Questions
  • 41:00: What is one resource that you would recommend for cancer patients and caregivers? 

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