Posts by Danielle Nicosia

Patient, Stage 3 Metastatic Thyroid Cancer

My name is Danielle Nicosia. August 2012, I was diagnosed with Stage 3 Metastatic Thyroid Cancer. After being misdiagnosed for several years, I had a complete thyroid removal (total thyroidectomy), as well as a many lymph nodes that were cancerous.

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Reflection on Where I am Today with Thyroid Cancer

by Danielle Nicosia September 21, 2020

In July 2012, I was diagnosed with Metastatic Thyroid Cancer after being misdiagnosed for ten years. I was being seen by a Chief Endocrinologist named Doctor Shapiro who works in Mineola, New York. He refused to listen to me until I ended up blacking out in college and was taken to the hospital.