Items Tagged ‘surgery for thyroid cancer’

September 28, 2017

Dr. Yeh- Direct, to the point, gave me confidence

By Hope Hope

My doctor noted something and did an ultrasound which led to a discovery of nodules. Dr. Nazemi on La Cienega did biopsies and found a cyst, a calcified nodule and one that was cancerous. I got a referral to a doctor at Cedars and one at UCLA. I chose Dr. Yeh. Dr. Yeh was prompt […]

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Tags: calcified nodule, cancer, cancer survivor, cancerous, cyst, Dr. Michael Yeh, endocrine, endocrinology, patient stories, radiation, scar, surgery

June 20, 2017

Depending on your voice and thyroid cancer risks

By lorennah2002 lorennah2002

I sing professionally so taking care of my vocal chords is very important to me. I had thyroid cancer and the risk of surgery was very critical for me. I was also concerned about the potential scar on my neck. Both turned out to be fabulous. You can’t see the scar and I am regaining […]

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Tags: cancer, patient stories, professional singer, sing, surgery for thyroid cancer, telecommunications, thyroid cancer, vocal chords