Items Tagged ‘cancerous’

April 25, 2018

Get Your Physicals

By LJ LJ

I would never have known if I hadn’t had a routine physical. I had just switched to a new GP and while examining me she felt something in my neck. She had a sonogram done and referred me to an endocrinologist. A biopsy was done but it was inconclusive I saw another endocrinologist at UCLA […]

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Tags: biopsy, cancer, cancerous, Dr. Masha Livhits, endocrinologist, patient stories, routine physical, small nodule, surgery


September 28, 2017

Dr. Yeh- Direct, to the point, gave me confidence

By Hope Hope

My doctor noted something and did an ultrasound which led to a discovery of nodules. Dr. Nazemi on La Cienega did biopsies and found a cyst, a calcified nodule and one that was cancerous. I got a referral to a doctor at Cedars and one at UCLA. I chose Dr. Yeh. Dr. Yeh was prompt […]

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Tags: calcified nodule, cancer, cancer survivor, cancerous, cyst, Dr. Michael Yeh, endocrine, endocrinology, patient stories, radiation, scar, surgery


July 11, 2017

Weathered the Storm

By cory cory

My words to others is – it gets better, It was a challenge and the unfamiliar and unknown can be scary. The process was rough. I didn’t see or feel a lump and barely knew what a thyroid was. I just had a minor sore throat. My regular doctor gave me some antibiotics and said […]

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Tags: biopsy, cancer, cancerous, CT scan, Dr. Michael Yeh, endocrinologist, ENT, lymph node, patient stories, radioactive iodine, sore throat, support system