Items Tagged ‘pre-cancer’

October 11, 2017

A miracle

By Singer Singer

I was at my annual checkup when my internist found a lump. I had not felt it. He recommended an ultrasound. The lump was 2.7 cm and a biopsy was done. A very thorough biopsy and I was told I had cancer. I trust UCLA doctors so although I was nervous before the surgery I […]

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Tags: annual checkup, biopsy, cancer, Dr. Michael Yeh, Endocrine Center, endocrinology, internist, lump, patient stories, pre-cancer, surgery, ultrasound

October 1, 2017

My wonderful thyroid experience

By Happy Happy

I had known Dr. Yeh as he did parathyroid surgery on my granddaughter when she was 5 months pregnant. I believe he saved both lives. My endocrinologist in Bakersfield did an ultrasound that found a tumor of 4.3 cm (it went up to 6 cm.) He suggested I come to UCLA for surgery. He mentioned […]

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Tags: benign, difficulty sleeping, Dr. Michael Yeh, drooling, Endocrine Center, endocrinology, fibromyalgia, parathyroid surgery, patient stories, pre-cancer, surgery, swallowing