thyroid cancer

I was diagnosed with thyroid cancer. That was very stressful but when a doctor explains things to you the knowledge helps. You need to pick the best surgeon - they will tell you your options for surgery. Decisions are made on a case to case basis. Some need a lobectomy. [...]

By Daylin • January 11, 2018

First there was no cancer diagnosis, then I went to the another doctor who identified it as thyroid cancer. First biopsy had no issues, so the ENT identified it as thyroid cancer and he referred us to Dr. Yeh. We were able to get an appointment because the cancer was [...]

By H4930 • January 7, 2018

Initially it was quite a shock that I had any kind of thyroid cancer, however the journey has been a challenge, not an ordeal. Along the way I’ve been nurtured, doctored by some wonderful people. I would say to any, if you feel a lump, don’t put it off, address [...]

By G1951 • November 29, 2017

I was diagnosed with papillary thyroid cancer, which tends to be rare for someone my age because I'm only 22. In contrast to the lack of symptoms most people have, I was experiencing some pain in my neck that led me to visit a doctor to get tests done. When [...]

By Sara • November 29, 2017

Around 2 years ago, I felt a lump on my neck. During a regular checkup, my doctor recommended that I get an ultrasound, visit a thyroid specialist and receive a biopsy. The biopsy scared me a lot, and unfortunately the results came back cancerous. At the time I didn't know [...]

By Rose • November 7, 2017

Both my daughter and I received surgery with Dr. Yeh. I had a parathyroid surgery years ago, and it went very successfully. When we found out that my daughter had thyroid cancer, the decision to return to Dr. Yeh was an easy one because of prior positive experiences. We were [...]

By gfamily • November 4, 2017

I was scared when I first found out about my diagnosis over the phone. Yet after learning about thyroid cancer from Dr. Livhits she put me at ease and I was comfortable with going through with surgery. I would recommend that people get tested right away to ensure a positive [...]

By Kaizer Sose • October 2, 2017

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. [...]

By Hope • September 28, 2017

In 2011 I had a total thyroidectomy for cancer. Then in March 2017 I had a second surgery but a mistake was made and the wrong part of my neck was operated on. So for my 3rd surgery I came to UCLA as Dr. Yeh had been recommended by several [...]

By Lucky • September 27, 2017

From the very beginning, Dr. Yeh made me feel very comfortable and took the time to walk me through everything, ensuring that I had a firm grasp on my diagnosis as well as the next steps of treatment. I had my daughter and wife with me for my first visit [...]

By Saul • September 20, 2017