Items Tagged ‘laryngeal nerve’

October 5, 2018

A Pastor’s Voice and Life Preserved

By Anna K. Anna K.

Posted on behalf of my father, a patient of Dr. Yeh: I wanted to take the opportunity to write about my and my family’s experience with Dr. Michael Yeh as he has been such a blessing in our lives. In 2014, I was diagnosed with stage 4 thyroid cancer that had spread into my neck […]

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Tags: Dr. Michael Yeh, ENT/thyroid surgeon, laryngeal nerve, patient stories, postoperative care, stage 4 thyroid cancer, thyroid cancer, tumor, visible scars

March 28, 2017

My journey with Dr. Michael Yeh and my thyroid cancer

By sharonjc sharonjc

I am so thankful for Dr. Michael Yeh who did my second thyroid cancer surgery. After removing some cancerous tumors he discovered another small one attached to my laryngeal nerve, he made the decision not to remove it because it would have changed my voice and the quality of my life. Afterwards he also said […]

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Tags: Doctors Day, Dr. Michael Yeh, endocrine surgery, endocrinology, hyperparathyroidism, hypothyroidism, laryngeal nerve, patient stories, radiation, thyroid cancer, thyroid cancer surgery, UCLA Endocrine Center