Items Tagged ‘post surgery’

January 26, 2018

Second surgery

By Side of the Rice Field Side of the Rice Field

My original thyroidectomy was 5 1/2 years ago. My globulin was always too high so I had followups every 3 months. I had two rounds of radioactive iodine but it still did not kill the cancer. My lymph node was growing rapidly so my endocrinologist referred me to Dr. Yeh. He scheduled surgery within the […]

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Tags: cancer, Dr. Michael Yeh, Endocrine Center, endocrinologist, endocrinology, globulin, lymph node, patient stories, post surgery, radioactive iodine, surgery, thyroidectomy


September 27, 2017

Higlhly Recommended

By Scout's Mom Scout

The people here were fabulous – I felt in good hands. They were very kind and friendly. The facility was beautiful and clean. Post surgery I am doing very well. I can’t recommend it any more highly. I feel so much better than I thought I would. The one thing I would say is to […]

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Tags: patient stories, post surgery, surgery


May 27, 2017

One Year Post Op

By Vi2017 Vi2017

Today is the one year follow up post-surgery and there are no detectable levels of cancer. My TSH levels have equalized and the scar from my surgery is basically non detectable. Dr. Yeh was great and it was a simple amazing process and the recovery time was pretty quick. The recovery was 10 days before […]

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Tags: cancer, Dr. Micheal Yeh, endocrinologists, patient stories, post surgery, recovery time, scar, surgery, TSH levels


September 13, 2016

One Year After a Complete Thyroidectomy-Cancer Free

By bserna bserna

After a year of doctor visits, procedures and worrying I got the great news I am cancer free. A little over a year ago, I got diagnosed when I went to see Dr. Susan Davis, an endocrinologist at UCLA, for hypothyroidism. She found a nodule, I wasn’t very worried because I thought it was inflammation […]

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Tags: biopsy, cancer, cancerous lymph nodes, Dr. Christiaan Schiepers, Dr. Michael Yeh, Dr. Stephanie Smooke Praw, Dr. Susan Davis, endocrine, endocrine surgery, endocrinologist, Hashimoto's Disease, hypothyroidism