Items Tagged ‘gynecologist’

June 12, 2018

No Scar and No Cancer

By Pam Pam

I felt some lumps in my throat so I went to Urgent Care. They ran some blood work but said it was nothing. Then 1 year later I mentioned it to my gynecologist who referred me to an endocrinologist. An ultrasound led to a referral to Dr. Yeh as I had thyroid cancer. I called […]

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Tags: blood work, cancer, Dr. Michael Yeh, endocrinologist, endocrinology, gynecologist, lumps, patient stories, surgery, thyroid cancer, ucla endocrine, UCLA Endocrine Center


April 29, 2018

I Won the Lottery

By Jennifer Jennifer

I was having a routine check with my gynecologist when she found a thyroid nodule. For about a year before I had been feeling anxiety but another doctor had dismissed it and told me I was fine. I won the lottery when I saw someone who understood hormones. I met Dr. Masha Livhits for a […]

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Tags: Anxiety, Dr. Masha Livhits, gynecologist, hormones, lymph nodes, patient stories, routine check, thyroid, thyroid nodule


March 25, 2017

Dr. Mina Ma and Dr. Leena Nathan helped me catch cancer early

By diana b diana b

I often report symptoms of various kinds to my longtime internist, Dr. Mina Ma. She has a great ability to determine what should be of concern. Fourteen years ago, she decided I should seek further help for some odd spotting. Because she knew when to be concerned, I went to Dr. Leena Nathan who after some […]

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Tags: Doctors Day, Dr Leena Nathan, Dr. Mina Ma, Dr. Robin Eisner, endometrial cancer, gynecologic cancer, gynecologist, gynecology oncology, hysterectomy, OBGYN, obstetrics and gynecology, obstretics


Professor, Doctor Sanaz Memarzadeh, M.D., Ph.D. saved our mother’s life!

August 29, 2016

Professor, Doctor Sanaz Memarzadeh, M.D., Ph.D. saved our mother’s life!

By ybukh ybukh

Professor, Doctor Sanaz Memarzadeh, M.D., Ph.D. saved our mother’s life! It all started from my mom’s bleeding and our immediate visit to the nearest Hospital Emergency Room, almost 3 years ago. We came to see Doctor Memarzadeh, seeking urgent critical second opinion almost 3 years ago. Prior to this meeting, we had contacted two same […]

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Tags: cancer, cancerous uterus, chemotherapy, Dr. Sanaz Memarzadeh, gynecologist, gynecology oncology, patient stories, radiation