Items Tagged ‘scarring’

August 17, 2018

My Experience Battling Cancer

By CKFM CKFM

I had a lump on the right side of my neck. My primary care physician made an appointment for me with an endocrinologist in Orange County. A biopsy was done and I was told that it was cancer and that it did not look good. We needed to move quickly. The endocrinologist had just been […]

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Tags: biopsy, calcium level, cancer, chemotherapy, Dr. Deborah Wong, Dr. Masha Livhits, Dr. Robert Chin, endocrinologist, patient stories, primary care physician, radiology, scarring


June 26, 2017

Parathyroid surgery with Dr. Yeh

By heikeat heikeat

For a regular physical exam I had a routine blood test. It showed a high calcium level. A PTH hormone test was done, then rechecked twice over the next two months. I saw an endocrinologist. I had researched that the calcium was not being self regulated when a tumor was present. Calcium was being produced […]

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Tags: blood test, calcium, Dr. Michael Yeh, endocrinologist, high calcium level, patient stories, physical exam, PTH hormone test, routine blood test, scarring, surgery, surgical scar


April 13, 2017

Cancer free

By mom of 2 mom of 2

Here for the one year anniversary. All is clear! Dr. Yeh was very pleased and my scar is practically invisible. (And I usually scar horribly.) I was very scared and emotional after the diagnosis. I was recommended to come here although I live out of town. I got in very quickly and they made it […]

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Tags: cancer, Dr. Masha Livhits, Dr. Michael Yeh, patient stories, scarring, surgery, thyroid surgery