Thyroid cancer occurs in the cells of the thyroid — a butterfly-shaped gland located at the base of your neck, just below your Adam's apple. Your thyroid produces hormones that regulate your heart rate, blood pressure, body temperature and weight.
My new tattoo ❤ Had this done Monday 29 September 2014. Placement is on the right just under my bra line. Yes, on the ribs, hardcore but worth every second of the pain. This is the Thyroid Cancer Ribbon as a butterfly. The thyroid is known as the butterfly gland and I had the word "survivor" added because that's me, a survivor of thyroid cancer and secondary cancer. Now I am cancer free and life is good. One of the life lessons learnt from my experience is to not sweat the small stuff! ❤