Thyroid Cancer Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, President of Argentina
The Argentine government announced in December of 2011 that is president, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, was suffering from papillary thyroid cancer.
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Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, President of Argentina, was diagnosed in December of 2011 with papillary thyroid carcinoma, the most common form of thyroid cancer. This type of cancer, when caught before it has spread, as it is in Fernandez's case, has a 20-year survival rate of 99% after treatment. Treatment is typically surgery to remove the gland. Read more on President Fernandez and her thyroid cancer.
Gena Lee Nolin
Actress Gena Lee Nolin, of Baywatch fame, was diagnosed with Hashimoto's disease and hypothyroidism in 2008.
Actress and model Gena Lee Nolin, who starred on the hit television series "Baywatch," went through fatigue, weight gain, and other issues in each of her pregnancies, and was told she had post-partum depression. Nolin was finally diagnosed with Hashimoto's disease and hypothyroidism in 2008, and in 2011, Nolin publicly announced her committment to work to positively raise worldwide thyroid awareness
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Comedian and actor Joe Piscopo suffered from thyroid cancer.
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