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Dajah's story: when cancer strikes at 18

Dajah thought she was too young to have cancer. Today, she shares what that's like to be diagnosed with thyroid cancer at 18 and how to face the anxiety of a cancer diagnosis as a young woman. Dajah's story I didn't know what thyroid cancer was. The doctors call it the "good cancer" not that anybody wants cancer at all. What symptoms did you experience leading up to your diagnosis? I didn't have any symptoms that seemed out of the ordinary. I was always tired but who isn't t