Items Tagged ‘thyroid cancer surgery’

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


October 10, 2016

Triumphant Thyroid Cancer Surgery!

By tsgrummon tsgrummon

After having her thyroid out in 2011 due to cancer, “Gigi” (ficticious name used for this true story) went back to her then doctor every six months, for five years, for blood tests. The results hovered in the same place and never really came down. Gigi was always curious about this but it was explained […]

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Tags: biopsy, blood tests, cancer, cancerous lymph nodes, Dr. Michael Yeh, endocrine, Endocrine Center, endocrinologist, iodine treatment, lymph nodes, MRI, patient stories